Attitudes towards Independence in Europe

After the economic crisis that affected the European Union, it seems that an awakening of the cultural and identities conflicts in different European countries has now occurred. In accordance with the last report of the World Economic Forum (WEF), political tensions are being generated, which could be extended to some EU countries. Countries like Spain, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy or the Netherlands have already…

Jerusalem as Israeli capital: a spread disapproval

A spread disapproval of US President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is what emerges from a survey conducted by ORB International for GIA at the end of December 2017 to which some of the WIN members participated. Considering the interviewed countries, more than two thirds of the interviewed (71%) disagree with the proposal. Disagreement rises at 94% if we consider the…

Peru and Global Leaders: a view from Latin America

The Peruvian results for the Global Leaders survey (part of 2017 End of Year Survey and collected by WIN member Datum Internacional) show a very favourable view of the Pope: the Head of the Catholic Church has also the highest support in the Latin American region with 75% favour, and in the countries of the European Union (66%). In Peru, according to the net index (favourable…

How Spaniards look at world leaders

The world expressed their opinion on global leaders (read more here). What is the Spanish view? The classification, provided by Instituto DYM, varies in some cases, but not in its two major positions: the most positively valued leader is Pope Francis (net +57), as it receives a 74% approval and just a 17% rejection. After the head of the Catholic Church are left Macron (+27,…

Irish views on global leaders: a clear position towards Brexit

Irish people view Theresa May very unfavourably according to new research on world leaders from WIN, of which RED C is the Irish member. Only German citizens view her less favourable. Overall citizens of both countries see Theresa May very unfavourably, with 68% of the Irish regarding May unfavourably, and just 22% regarding her favourably. Among all EU countries covered, only Italy (net +8) and Poland (+14)…