ERD Reports and Publications

Reports and Publications

Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Foreign Service partners: stress, burnout and MFA support

The ERD’s survey of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic from January 2021 found that levels of personal burnout among foreign service partners and spouses was very high, and resilience low; some measures of MFA support were found to be correlated with better outcomes.

Read the report here.

Supporting diplomatic partners and spouses during a crisis – lessons from Covid-19

Based on the ERD’s 2020/2021 research on burnout and resilience among partners and spouses during the pandemic, EUFASA has produced a policy paper on how to support partners and spouses during crises.

Read the report here.