Launch of Foreign Policy Scorecard 2012

Press release —  4 March 2012

On March 5, 2012 CEURUS Council member Dr. Andres Kasekamp will participate in the launching of the European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2012 in Riga, Latvia. Organized by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECRF) this event will be accompanied by a high-profile lunch discussion and public debate including keynot speaker former Latvian president Vaira Vike Freiberga, now co-chair of the ECFR Scorecard Steering Group. Other participants include representatives of the three Baltic states Ministries of Foreign Affairs, foreign policy experts, academics and diplomats.

The European Foreign Policy Scorecard is an innovative project that provides a systematic annual assessment of Europe’s performance in dealing with the rest of the world. The scorecard assesses the performance of the 27 member states and the EU institutions on 80 policy areas arranged around the six key themes below.