Across 19 advanced economies surveyed by Pew Research Center this spring, a median of 65% say they have a favorable view of the UN.
Despite the many depressing stories dominating the international news cycle, there is also a note of positivity among survey respondents in views of the UN, the benefits of international cooperation for solving problems and the importance of common values for bringing nations together.
Here are answers to some common questions about the EU, how countries can join it, how long each step typically takes and more.
Nearly half of Americans (47%) say that the United States’ influence in the world has been getting weaker in recent years.
Most say U.S. is reliable partner, and ratings for Biden are mostly positive – although down significantly from last year.
More than nine-in-ten Poles see Russia as a major threat and have no confidence at all in Putin
There are differences by age in Americans’ attitudes about whether the U.S. should focus more on domestic problems or be more globally active.
Attitudes toward NATO have grown more positive: 67% express a favorable opinion of the organization, up from 61% in 2021.
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.