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ECFR this week: 8th February

This week we followed up the publication of our European Foreign Policy Scorecard with the first of a series of events across Europe examining the implications of our findings. The event atRead more…...

ECFR this week: 25th January

The big news in Europe this week was David Cameron’s speech on the UK and the European Union. Reactions to the speech varied wildly across the continent, and our own analysis reflected this. Read more…...

ECFR: Best of 2012

As we prepare to break up for the Christmas holiday, rather than our usual round up of the week’s work at ECFR, here are a selection of highlights from the whole of 2012. The “European ForeignRead more…...

ECFR this week: 23rd November

Although we published two papers this week (on Finland and Jordan – see below) the week has been dominated by events in Gaza: Daniel Levy has just written ‘Seven takeaways from the GazaRead more…...

ECFR this week: November 9th 2012

In a week that saw the re-election of President Obama and the selection of a new generation of Chinese leaders, ECFR published a major report into how China was approaching the massive economic,Read more…...

ECFR this week: 12th October

Despite today’s announcement that the EU has won the Nobel Peace Prize, this has been a week when it has been impossible to escape the scale of the challenge facing the European project as itRead more…...

ECFR this week: 28th September

Nick Witney followed up the publication of ‘A power audit of EU-North Africa relations’, which we published last week, with an op-ed on ‘Europe’s role in the Arab Spring’. Nick argues thatRead more…...

ECFR this week: 31st August

It’s the last day of August and time to start sending out our weekly updates of ECFR’s work after a short summer break. Sign up here for our weekly newsletter. This week saw the publication ofRead more…...

ECFR this week: 13th July 2012

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ECFR this week: 6th July

We have just published the latest in our series of short papers looking at the internal dynamics of the euro crisis within individual EU member states. Following in the footsteps of Italy,Read more…...

ECFR this week: 29th June 2012

Ahead of the EU summit that is occupying the continent’s leaders as we speak, ECFR published a preview looking at what some of the countries in the Union wanted to get out of the meeting, andRead more…...

ECFR this week: 1st June

Our director, Mark Leonard, this week published the first of a regular series of pieces that he is contributing to the Reuters blog (the pieces will also be on ecfr.eu). ‘The dark flip-side ofRead more…...

ECFR this week: 25th May 2012

This week we published the latest in our series of papers looking at the internal dynamics of European countries as they faced the economic crisis. This time the spotlight was on Italy –Read more…...

ECFR this week: 18th May 2012

Here’s our weekly round up of what we’ve been working on during a frenetic seven days in a Europe still firmly in the grip of the euro crisis: As François Hollande visited Angela Merkel, weRead more…...

ECFR this week: 20th April 2012

We are keeping a close eye on France over the coming weekend, as that country votes in the first round of its presidential election. Ulrike Guerot has previewed the election from a German pointRead more…...

ECFR this week: 30th March 2012

As the people of Burma ready themselves for a historic election on 1st April, which will probably see Aung San Suu Kyi elected to parliament, we published a timely policy memo explaining how theRead more…...

ECFR This Week: 9th March 2012

The debate over the euro crisis and Europe’s future took centre stage at a Black Coffee Morning in our London office earlier this week. We have the provocative thoughts of two of the speakers –Read more…...

ECFR This Week: 24th February 2012

This week saw the publication of a paper that seeks to explain the tough German negotiating position over the euro crisis. ‘The long shadow of ordoliberalism: Germany’s approach to the euroRead more…...

ECFR This Week: 17th February 2012

Following the publication of ECFR’s Foreign Policy Scorecard 2012 we are running a series of blog posts covering many of the events we’re holding across Europe (and beyond) to discuss itsRead more…...

ECFR This Week: 10th February 2012

    This week saw the beginning of the next stage of our ‘Reinvention of Europe’ project – the first of a series of papers examining the debates and dynamics in a particular country. ThisRead more…...
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