ECFR Council member Gunilla Carlsson comments on the EU’s digital travel certificate not recognizing Covishield and other WHO-approved vaccines, which leads to a two-tier vaccine system and damages Europe’s credibility across the developing world
ECFR Council member Radosław Sikorski reacts to the recently published commentary by Russian President Putin and urges to keep the historical truth in mind
ECFR Council member Caroline de Gruyter comments on the “sausage war” between the EU and the UK, a confrontation over whether international politics is a matter of law or chaos.
ECFR Council member Timothy Garton Ash draws a conclusion five years on from the Brexit referendum, arguing that both the British and the European Union are weakened
ECFR Council member Anand Menon looks back on the past five years since the Brexit referendum
When it comes to trade, the US isn’t “back” at all. And China is wasting no time in taking advantage of this situation to raise its trading profile even further.
ECFR Council member Kristi Raik comments on the EU’s Eastern Partnership and Russia in an interview
Our collective failure to end the pandemic now will cause even deeper and more costly problems in the future
The EU and its member states have a vital role to play in reforming NATO – cooperation rather than competition will be key to making this a success
The EU cannot remain a passive observer on the Western Sahara issue. It should look to the EU3 model as a way to make progress.
The Turkish president no longer commands all before him. The EU should turn its attention to supporting democratic forces in the country.
In addition to a Strategic Compass that sets its direction of travel, the EU also needs a ‘GPS’ to help it determine its location and speed
Whoever repairs today’s fracturing international landscape will secure the power and influence to reset the post-pandemic world order to their liking
When the EU is dependent on external suppliers for its green and digital transitions, and for protecting its citizens’ health, it is in a weak geopolitical position
Only a firm framework of integration can bring long-term stability to the Balkans – this is as relevant today as it was in 2003, when EU leaders offered membership to all countries in the region
A planned ‘coronavirus tax’ on revenues and attacks on foreign-owned media threaten to cut away democracy piece by piece
Cities should have a voice in the post-crisis discussion about designing a robust international mechanism for responding to pandemics and other global challenges
Opening remarks from Heiko Maas, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, at ECFR Virtual Annual Council Meeting 2020, held on 29-30 June
What kind of role do emotions play in the response to covid-19? How could the pandemic contaminate Europe's democracy when illiberal populists use it to seize more power?
Carl Bildt, Co-chair at ECFR and former prime minister of Sweden, launches the new series ECFR Quarantimes: Thinking big in times of covid-19, setting out Europe's role in the new international system of a post-corona world
Over 200 serving and former European leaders discuss the future of Europe in the aftermath of the UK’s EU referendum
How can the Portuguese presidency strengthen European strategic autonomy?
Ursula von der Leyen’s first State of the European Union speech was as long as it was broad in topics and calls for action. Host…
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with Ivan Krastev, Chairman of the Center for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and ECFR board member, Sir Robert Cooper, former…