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Driving regional cooperation forward in the 2030 renewable energy framework

The study analyses what types of cooperation could develop and explores how regional cooperation can effectively contribute to a European energy transition.

published by Heinrich Böll Foundation

authors Malte Gephart, Lucie Tesnière, Corinna Klessmann

The publication is available at the website of Heinrich Böll Foundation, free of charge.


Coal Atlas: Facts and Figures on a Fossil Fuel

Coal Atlas contains the latest facts and figures on the use of coal and its environmental and social consequences. With more than 60 detailed graphics, the atlas illustrates the coal industry’s impact on nature, health, labour, human rights and politics.

published by Heinrich Böll Foundation/ Friends of the Earth International

authors Cindy Baxter, Banjamin von Brackel, Heidi Feldt, Marcus Franken, Lili Fuhr, Stefanie Groll, Heike Holdinghausen, Arne Jungjohann, Andrzej Kassenberg, Eva Mahnke, Michał Wilczyński

The publication is available at the website of Heinrich Böll Foundation, free of charge.


Poland towards Germany – miscalculation

Article on the subject of Polish-German relations after the parliamentary elections in Poland and in the context of the refugee crisis.

author: Piotr Buras

Article in Polish is available on the website of “Kultura Liberalna” magazine.


Kremlin bets on stability

Article devoted to the limited application of force outside of borders of states, which do not belong to the Western block.

author: Mark Leonard

Article is available in Polish on the website of “Rzeczpospolita”.


One in, one out. Prospects for the EU-Turkey deal

Series of articles covering the EU-Turkey agreement from each of ECFR offices perspective.

authors: Piotr Buras, Luisa Slavkova, Teresa Coratella, Tara Varma, Jose Ignacio Torreblanca, Susi Dennison, Almut Moeller, Mattia Toaldo

Articles are available on ECFR website.


Europe or the open sea. Brexit and European security

Article devoted to the issue of Brexit and its possible repercussions for the architecture of European security.

author: Erica Moret

The article is available here.


Saving Syrian Ceasefire

A commentary on US-Russia imposed ceasefire in Syria and the influence of said ceasefire on stabilization processes in the region.

author: Julien Barnes-Dacey

The commentary is available here.


Survival of the richest: How oligarchs block reform in Ukraine

Report assessing the influence of Ukrainian oligarchs on the process of reforming the country.

author Andrew Wilson

You can read the introduction to this publication here, on the ECFR’s website, or download it here.


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