Across 24 countries surveyed, a median of 66% give the EU a positive rating, while 29% give it a negative one.
A median of 63% across 24 countries surveyed see the UN in a positive light, another 28% see it negatively.
Across 24 countries, large shares have an unfavorable view of Russia and no confidence in Putin to do the right thing regarding world affairs.
Majorities of U.S. adults have favorable views of Ukraine (64%) and NATO (62%). About seven-in-ten Republicans (71%) say the U.S. should pay less attention to problems overseas and focus on concerns at home — up from 65% in 2021.
Though younger people tend to be more internationally oriented than older adults, they differ from one another over how they want their country to engage with the world.
Attitudes toward Russia and Vladimir Putin turned much more negative, while opinions of NATO grew more positive.
Belgium, Finland and Italy are among the European countries with the shortest median lengths of government.
At least eight-in-ten adults in Poland and six-in-ten in Hungary say the EU promotes peace, democratic values and prosperity.
As daunting challenges from Russia, China and a flagging global economy ripple across the world, Americans and Germans continue to say that relations between their countries are good. Most Americans and Germans continue to see each other as partners on protecting European security, and publics in each country are willing to support using military action to protect themselves and their allies.
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.