Germany managed to keep Europe together in a time of severe crisis. The country led diplomatic efforts to find an agreement on the EU’s seven-year budget and its recovery fund.
The pandemic poses a threat to European cohesion by increasing economic divides and undermining trust in the EU and national governments
European cohesion is bouncing back after crisis years. The EU Cohesion Monitor presents new insights on cohesion as an underestimated source of strength and collective action in the EU.
As a joint event with the Progressives Zentrum, the German Federal Foreign Office and Stiftung Mercator, the Daring New Spaces Summit gives civil society actors, journalists, and academics across Europe a strong voice during the current Trio Presidency of the EU Council
Russia and the eastern neighbourhood are Lithuania’s top foreign policy priorities, even in a global pandemic
Diskussion zum ECFR Coalition Explorer 2020 und deutsch-französischen Beziehungen
One should not expect a parting of the ways between Poland and Germany in the near future so much as the further provincialisation of their relations in a changing European Union
Member states that dug their heels in during the EU recovery negotiations should now form a new climate coalition to achieve more than the July deal
Poland was once the leading voice of the EU’s east. But smaller countries such as Lithuania have overtaken it in responding to the situation in Belarus.
National impulses led to border closures and export restrictions on medical supplies during the corona crisis. But even in the earliest days of Europe’s exposure to the novel virus, pan-European solidarity was on display.