EUROPEAN FOREIGN POLICY SCORECARD 2015

Germany

With 17 rankings, Germany is top of Scorecard 2015’s leader board, with at least one ranking in every chapter, and economic, political, sponsorship, example-setter and brokerage leadership styles displayed. It is not rated a slacker at all. The German government also conducted a high-level foreign policy review in 2014.


Relations with Russia
Developing sanctions towards Russia - (1)Leader
Supporting strong line from DG Trade on compliance cases - (1)-
Supporting a free press in Russia - (3) & (4)-
Diversifying gas supplies away from Russia - (8) & (25)-
Relations with the United States
Pushing for successful conclusion of TTIP negotiations - (16) & (17)Leader
Pushing for European policy on privacy and intelligence - (13)-
Pushing for EU-US cooperation on Russia - (11)-
Supporting US in easing tensions in maritime disputes - (21)-
Relations with Wider Europe
Ensuring Serbia/Kosovo deal holds - (26) & (27)Leader
Developing a strong European position on crisis in Bosnia - (28)Leader
Supporting democratic reforms in eastern neighbourhood, Western Balkans and Turkey - (22), (27), (28) & (31)Leader
Offering bilateral assistance to EAP countries - (23)Leader
Promoting cooperation between the EU and Turkey on reponse to ISIS - (33)-
Relations with the Middle East and North Africa
Remaining engaged in Libya - (37) -
Shaping political and/or military response to ISIS - (39)Leader
Humanitarian support to Middle East - (57)Leader
Differentiating in economic treatment of Israel and occupied territories - (40) Leader
Offering democracy support to the MENA region - (34)Leader
Relations with Asia & China
Coordinating EU position towards China - (44)Leader
Intensifying investments in and relations with India - (46)Leader
Speaking out or acting on human rights violations - (47)Leader
Working with Asian countries on maritime disputes - (52)-
Developing common EU position on Chinese investments - (45)-
Multilateral issues and crisis management
Development aid and humanitarian aid - (59)Leader
Taking action to address Ebola crisis - (60)Leader
Responding to crises in South Sudan and CAR - (64)-
Fighting climate change - (61)Leader
Supporting future security and development of Afghanistan - (65)Leader

 

Other countries:

Austria - Belgium - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark

Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Ireland - Italy

Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Malta - Netherlands - Poland - Portugal

Romania - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - United Kingdom