GTFS: Global Trends and Future Scenarios Index

The New Global Puzzle: What World for the EU in 2025?


The EUISS has conducted a wide-ranging exercise to detect the long-term trends, factors and actors shaping the global environment of European integration – The New Global Puzzle. This Report illustrates the evolution of the key structural factors affecting change over the two decades to come – demography, the economy, energy, the environment, science and technology – and addresses some of the main questions concerning the future of the international system. The Report also includes seven regional outlooks exploring prospective developments of relevance to the European Union in Russia/Eurasia, the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, the United States, China, India and Latin America.