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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.


Dworkin: the war against terrorism will remain national issue

Interview with Anthony Dworkin about the war against terrorism on European level and in particular member states.

author: Anna Słojewska

Interview is availaable in Polish on the website of “Rzeczpospolita” magazine.


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.


How are the internation crises changing the EU?

Podcast of a debate assessing the European foreign policy in 2015 and perspectives for European foreign policy in 2016.

Participants: Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz, Vaira Vike-Freiberga, Piotr Buras

You can listen to the debate here.


Perspectives on Humanitarian Interventions

organizer Fundacja Humanity in Action Polska

guests Hans Binnendijk, Anders Jerichow, Janusz Reiter, Lamija Tanovic

The speakers reflect on the current and future state of humanitarian aid on the example of the past conflicts in the Balkans and the current situation in Syria.


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.


European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2015

Annual publication assessing European foreign policy in 2015.

authors Julien Barnes-Dacey, Anthony Dworkin, Francisco de Borja Lasheras, Ellie Geranmayeh, François Godement, Andrew Hammond, Daniel Levy, Kadri Liik, Angela Stanzel, Mattia Toaldo, Andrew Wilson

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


Deals without borders: Europe’s foreign Policy on migration

Report on European policy in relation to the influx of refugees and – wider, on European migration policy. Author analyses how Europe’s foreign policy tackles the refugee crisis.

author Angeliki Dimitriadi

Introduction to the publication is available on ECFR’s website, You can also download full publication here.


How to debunk Euroscepticism?

Paper analyses the concept of euroscepticism and attempts to seize its implication and  role in the future of the European Union.

publisher Heinrich Böll Foundation European Union Office

author Théo Aphecetche

Paper can be downloaded on the website of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, free of charge.



Urban grassroots movements in Central and Eastern Europe

During the expert seminar Kerstin Jacobsson discussed the origins, reasons and patterns of urban grassroots movements in Central and Eastern Europe.

organiser Heinrich Böll Foundation Warsaw Office

guests prof. Kerstin Jacobsson, dr Elżbieta Korolczuk


Berlin Anthology: From where I shan’t return

Poems, short prose and essays on the fate of refugees in Europe.

publisher ilb/Heinrich Böll Foundation Berlin office

author Anna Senft, Ulrich Schreiber, Christine Pütz

Publication can be downloaded on the website of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, free of charge.


“The Future of Europe”

During the seminar experts discussed the future of the integration project of the European Union in the light of global challenges, migration crisis and conflicts.

organizer  Heinrich Böll Foundation Warsaw Office/ Vistula University
guests  prof. Andrew Moravcsik, dr Paola Subacchi, dr Andrzej Olechowski, dr  Bartłomiej E. Nowak




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