The German Marshall Fund of the United States and the Bertelsmann Foundation published the Transatlantic Trends 2022 report on Thursday, a survey of public opinion from 14 countries on how the population on both sides of the Atlantic wants their governments to react to the war in Ukraine, managing relations with China and Russia, and the role of NATO and the European Union. Portugal reintegrates this evaluation, with the support of the Luso-American Development Foundation.

The 2022 edition of Transatlantic Trends reveals substantial changes in the transatlantic relationship, as well as challenges for the future of transatlantic cooperation. The United States is now seen by far as the leading actor in the World Order, but its influence is not seen as sustainable. Respondents expect significant geopolitical changes over the next five years, including China’s growth of power and influence in the world order.

Portugal emerges as one of the countries in which respondents with greater confidence in the management made by the European Union of conflicts, but also in the state of democracy and in the capacity of the country to monitor technological developments.

The report with the answers to all these questions is now available on the Website of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and can be consulted freely through the following link: