A median of 67% in 17 publics express a favorable opinion of the UN, compared with a median of 29% who have an unfavorable opinion.
Citizens offer mixed reviews of how their societies have responded to climate change, and many question the efficacy of international efforts to stave off a global environmental crisis.
Majorities across much of Western Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region have a favorable view of the European Union.
Views of NATO among Americans are at 61% favorable, the same as the overall median across the member states surveyed.
The public is sharply divided by party, even as most support international cooperation and large majorities say it is important that the U.S. is respected around the world.
Support for international cooperation can vary significantly depending on the amount of trust that people tend to place in others.
A median of 60% across 10 surveyed member countries have a favorable view of the political and military alliance.
As the U.S. and Germany prepare to gain new leadership, their relationship remains unbalanced in the minds of their citizenries. Americans see Germany as a partner on many foreign policy issues, but Germans mostly do not.
Most people in 8 EU countries thought their country – and the bloc as a whole – had done a good job dealing with the pandemic this summer.
A median of 66% across eight EU member nations rated the organization positively this summer.