Think tank

Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.

European Stability Initiative ‒ ESI

Berlin, Germany

The European Stability Initiative (ESI) focuses on defending democratic institutions, human rights in Europe, and taking a stand against illiberal forces. Moreover, ESI through empirical analyses, research and advocacy, seeks to engage decision makers and politicians through articles, newsletters and position papers that will have an impact in the formulation of their policies. The main themes ESI works are: EU enlargement in the Western Balkans, migration and refugee policy, and defending the rule of law across EU member states.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.esiweb.org/

Address:
Grossbeerenstrasse 83 | 10963 Berlin |Germany

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Balkans, Turkey, Central Europe and the South Caucasus
Operating languages
English , French , German , Serbo-Croatian , Turkish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1999
Age (years)
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 23
Germany average
 38
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Gerald Knaus
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Christian Altfuldisch
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Christian Altfuldisch
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Gerald Knaus
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 16
Germany average
 107
Global average
 85
2019
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 16
2018
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 15
% Female staff
2021
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 56%
Germany average
 50%
Global average
 48%
2019
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 25%
2018
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 33%
% Female researchers
2021
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 56%
Germany average
 23%
Global average
 16%
2019
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 25%
2018
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 45%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 4
Germany average
 76
Global average
 34
2019
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 10
2018
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 17

Social

Likes (2022)
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 6,065
Germany average
 21,004
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 5,924
Likes (2019)
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 5,770
Followers (2022)
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 7,428
Germany average
 10,705
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 6,458
Followers (2019)
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 5,164
Subscribers (2022)
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 2,100
Germany average
 2,897
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 1,850
Subscribers (2019)
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 1,570
Followers (2019)
Europäische Stabilitäts-Initiative ESI e.V.
 1,304
Germany average
 2,746
Global average
 6,312

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Information supplied by organisation
Notes: Provides training on practical and conceptual issues related to think tanks, including: information management, interview techniques, narratives, outreach, effective website management and development, organisational development, fundraising and strategies for influencing policy debates, both nationally and internationally.
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