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Remembering Kofi Annan

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Measuring consumer confidence isn’t useful anymore. Here’s what we should do instead

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More than one billion people do not have access to electricity. What will it take to get them connected?

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How this one change can help people fight poverty

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Shifting Tides: Policy Challenges and Opportunities for the G-20

This article was written by Ms Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. The opinions expressed belong to the … [Read More...]

Which countries have the highest unemployment rates?

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood The global … [Read More...]

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4 innovation hotspots in the Arab world

5G mobile is nearly here – but we should share networks to make it affordable

Commission hardens its stance against carmakers ensuring emissions reductions targets

3 ways to ensure the internet’s future is creative, collaborative and fair

Social entrepreneurs can change the world – but these 6 things are holding us back

Working fewer hours makes you more efficient. Here’s the proof

High-flyers: China is on top of the world for skyscraper construction

Here’s what keeps CEOs awake at night (and why it might be bad news for your next job)

Trump doesn’t only target Germany, aims to crack the entire EU

Why today’s leaders need to know about the power of narratives

A Sting Exclusive: “Europe needs decisive progress for stronger cybersecurity”, EU Commissioner Gabriel highlights from Brussels

Margrethe Vestager, EU Commissioner in charge of competition policy, during a recent press conference in Brussels / Berlaymont. (Copyright: EU, 2018 / Source: EC - Audiovisual Service / Photo: Jennifer Jacquemart)

EU opens investigation into Qatar Petroleum over potentially restrictive gas contracts

The US calls off globalization, targets Germany. Paris offer to Berlin comes at a cost

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4 innovation hotspots in the Arab world

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author:  Attilio Di … [Read More...]

5G mobile is nearly here – but we should share networks to make it affordable

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Peter LyonsCommunity … [Read More...]

Tech companies could achieve much more by serving the common good. Here’s 3 steps they should take

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This AI can predict your personality just by looking at your eyes

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Charlton, … [Read More...]

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing how we grow, buy and choose what we eat

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Greenpeace’s saints and sinners in the tech world

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We know ethics should inform AI. But which ethics?

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Back to the future: flying cars are becoming a reality

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Remembering Kofi Annan

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As a rising global power, what is India’s vision for the world?

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Global immunization is having its annual check-up. What can we learn?

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What would happen if we removed cars from cities?

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HPV vaccine: the silver bullet that saves women

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Commission hardens its stance against carmakers ensuring emissions reductions targets

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing how we grow, buy and choose what we eat

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Trump fines China with $50 billion a year plus some more…

The New Yorker President of ‘America first’, Donald Trump, has figured out the cash China has to pay the US every year, in order to continue exporting … [Read More...]

3 ways to ensure the internet’s future is creative, collaborative and fair

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Greenpeace’s saints and sinners in the tech world

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Social entrepreneurs can change the world – but these 6 things are holding us back

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A conceptual approach to Violence Against Healthcare in Turkey from SDG’s

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Theresa May attempts to ease the EU stance as Britons request another EU referendum

With less than eight months away from the exit of the UK from the EU, continuous negotiations are being held between the two parties in order to avoid … [Read More...]

The European Brain Drain: hard facts and harder truths

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Damir Kurtagić, a 24 years old medical student in his final year at the University of … [Read More...]

Skeptic France about Trump-Juncker trade deal favoring German cars; EU’s unity in peril

The Trump-Juncker trade truce and pledge for ‘zero tariffs’ seems to have left everybody happy, especially Berlin, but the French said don’t uncork … [Read More...]

We know ethics should inform AI. But which ethics?

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mauro F. Guillén, … [Read More...]

Medical workforce migration in Europe – Is it really a problem?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Rytis Trojanas, a 3rd year medical student at Vilnius University, Lithuania. Mr Trojanas is … [Read More...]

Humans account for only 0.01% of life on Earth – but our impact has been immense

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ron Milo, Professor, … [Read More...]

India’s future as a world power depends on 4 key relationships

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Shinzō Abe, on the right, and Jean-Claude Juncker at EU-Japan Summit in Tokyo last week. (Copyright: European Union, 2018 / Photo: Etienne Ansotte)

EU and Japan ratify first FTA ever to include Paris Climate Agreement provision

In the week that US President Donald Trump called the European Union a “foe”, and reaffirmed his will to hit China with more duties on imports, … [Read More...]

The EU sides with China against the US; but has Germany capitulated to America?

If billions of EU penalties on American icon companies and U.S. super tariffs on European cars are strong and aggressive trade weapons, then yes the … [Read More...]

6 ways countries can prepare for the next infectious disease pandemic

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tom Inglesby, … [Read More...]

EU and China to do more in common if the global scene gets worse

At a time of global trade, and not only, disorder, caused mainly by the US President of ‘America first’ Donald Trump, on 16 July in Beijing Europe and … [Read More...]

Large parts of the world are growing more fragile. Here are 5 steps to reverse course

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robert Muggah, … [Read More...]

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CETA at risk again: Italy says it won’t ratify EU-Canada trade deal over product protection fears

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, simply known as CETA, may be under threat again. The shocking news came out last Friday, when Italian … [Read More...]

Does May have enough time in Parliament to table a soft Brexit deal?

The American President, last Wednesday and Thursday, after having infuriated his European allies at the NATO Summit, flew to London. Just after … [Read More...]

90% of fish stocks are used up – fisheries subsidies must stop

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mukhisa Kituyi, … [Read More...]

How can we measure real progress on the Sustainable Development Goals?

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum.  Author: Christian Kroll, … [Read More...]

Trump doesn’t only target Germany, aims to crack the entire EU

The EU-US trade war is now deeply dividing Europe between those who export cars to America and those who don’t. Germany and France have for quite some … [Read More...]

EU and China seize momentum to enhance trade agreements in response to Trump’s administration

The EU-China summit will take place on July 16-17 in Beijing where both parties are going to discuss how to improve their trade and investment … [Read More...]

The European Parliament hemicycle in Strasbourg (Copyright: European Union, 2017 / Source: EC - Audiovisual Service / Photo: Mauro Bottaro)

EU Parliament sends controversial copyright law reform back to discussion

Last Thursday, the European Parliament has voted against a proposed reform of the EU’s copyright law, aimed at forcing tech giants like Google and … [Read More...]

10 Downing street: Another desperate attempt to unite Britain on Brexit

Once more, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, is trying to pool together her deeply divided cabinet and country and formulate a common proposal … [Read More...]

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This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tomas Casas Klett, … [Read More...]