• Seeking Renewed Relevance

    Institutions of Nordic Cooperation in the Reform Process

    Institutionalized Nordic cooperation is currently facing doubts about its political significance. Lately, the Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden have experienced tensions and open differences of opinion which have hampered… more

  • Amal Jamal

    The Rise of “Bad Civil Society” in Israel

    Nationalist Civil Society Organizations and the Politics of Delegitimization

    Civil society in Israel has been undergoing a growing conflict that mirrors broader trends taking place in Israeli society, namely the conflict between the rising conservative nationalist social forces and the dwindling liberal and humanist camp… more

  • Susanne Dröge, Vijeta Rattani

    International Climate Policy Leadership after COP23

    The EU Must Resume Its Leading Role, But Cannot Do So Alone

    The net outcome of the Bonn climate talks (23rd Conference of the Parties, COP23) in November was lukewarm at best. Many technical issues were brought forward and the political risks caused by the US announcement to pull out of the Paris Agreement were… more

  • Reforming the Eurozone without a “Grand Bargain”

    New Instruments and Power-Sharing in Incomplete Monetary Union

    Emmanuel Macron’s success in the French presidential elections in May 2017 has given fresh impetus to the debate on reforms in the eurozone. However, since there is no consensus on fiscal or political integration, the reforms will be limited.… more

  • Marianne Beisheim, Anne Ellersiek

    Partnerships for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    Transformative, Inclusive and Accountable?

    The United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development defines Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships (MSPs) as a tool for helping to realise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, prior experience of such partnerships between state and… more

Analytical and academic papers

Amal Jamal

Israel: The Rise of “Bad Civil Society”

SWP Comment 2018/C 02, January 2018, 8 Pages
Susanne Dröge, Vijeta Rattani

International Climate Policy Leadership after COP23

SWP Comment 2018/C 1, January 2018, 7 Pages
Marianne Beisheim, Anne Ellersiek

Partnerships for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

SWP Research Paper 2017/RP 14, December 2017, 28 Pages
Kirsten Westphal, Aurélie Bros, Tatiana Mitrova

German-Russian Gas Relations

SWP Research Paper 2017/RP 13, December 2017, 48 Pages


Ukrainischer Soldat an einem Checkpoint nahe Debalzewe, Region Donezk, Ukraine, 19.02.2015; Quelle: dpa-picturealliance

Crisis in and around Ukraine

New dossier: Internal and external developments in Ukraine and Russia; repercussions of crisis in the region and for European and international security.

Last Update 16.01.2018
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Sustainability, Climate and Energy

The new dossier deals with developments in the field of sustainability, climate and energy. It displays publications and other products by SWP researchers that track international and European policy processes, and discuss recommendations for action.

Last Update 15.01.2018
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“Digitalisation – Cyber – Internet”: The Role of the Digital in International Politics

Digital Foreign Policy, Cyber-Security, Politics & Society, Law / Human Rights. The dossier seeks to offer orientation in this complex field and offers compilations of relevant publications by SWP authors in the respective fields.

Last Update 09.01.2018

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