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A message for everyone concerned about the fate of COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Noof Khaled Bin Alsheikh Abo Baker, from Yemen, a 4th year medical student at Hadhramaut University College of Medicine. The writer is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the […]

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Lessons Africa can teach us about building the digital future

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael Miebach CEO, Mastercard Africa has much to teach us about how to ensure everyone shares in a bright digital future. Existing business models and research often won’t translate, while services need to be curated from the ground […]

Afghanistan: EU supports the education, health and livelihoods of the Afghan people with €268.3 million

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. In the major humanitarian crisis Afghanistan is facing, the EU has launched projects worth €268.3 million, stepping up vital support to the Afghan population. The EU support focusses on maintaining education, sustaining livelihoods, and protecting public health, including for refugees, migrants and internally displaced […]

South-East Asian SMEs are missing out on the digital revolution. Here’s how to get them on board

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Benedict Carandang, Vice-President, First Circle Growth Finance & Tricia Canaveral, Former Head of Marketing, First Circle Growth Finance The digitization of South-East Asia’s economy during the pandemic is being experienced unevenly. The growth in digital services has favoured […]

Commission proposes partial suspension of visa waiver agreement with Vanuatu to address risks linked to golden passport schemes

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission is proposing today a partial suspension of the application of the agreement with the Republic of Vanuatu allowing citizens of Vanuatu to travel to the EU without a visa for stays of up to 90 days in any 180-period. This is necessary […]

How road pricing is tackling congestion and pollution in cities like London and Singapore

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Wolfgang Ketter, Professor of Information Systems for Sustainable Society, University of Cologne & Mary Loane, Lead, Global New Mobility Coalition, World Economic Forum LLC Private vehicle traffic is skyrocketing – bringing with it more traffic jams, longer travel […]

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3 strategies to responsibly scale the manufacturing industry

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Maria Basso, Platform Curator, Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Value Chains, World Economic Forum, Jonas Boehm, Manager Strategic Ecosystem, TWAICE Technologies GmbH & Maja Bärring, PhD Candidate, […]

We know plastic pollution is bad – but how exactly is it linked to climate change?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Senior Writer, Formative Content Many plastics end up in the ocean, where they release greenhouse gases as they slowly break down. Plastic incineration is a significant source of air pollution. Establishing a circular economy is crucial […]

63% of executives think their company is leading on climate-change. But the true picture is more complex

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Punit Renjen, Global Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte C-suite executives worldwide recognize the need for business to take climate action. Simultaneously, they are struggling to meaningfully transform their companies. One-fifth of companies are actually taking decisive steps on sustainability. […]

What are the biggest healthcare shifts we’ll see in 2022? Here’s what health experts think

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kelly McCain, Head, Healthcare Initiatives, World Economic Forum The pandemic is now two years old. A population the size of Finland has so far died from COVID-19 and tens of millions more are dealing with its side-effects. Even […]

4 ways to summon public and private unity to advance net zero

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Bob Moritz, PricewaterhouseCoopers International Partnerships between the public and private sector fuel the “Flywheel of Progress.” Tackling climate change calls for unity on a scale not seen since World War II. Broad systems change is required to achieve […]

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How to address digital safety in the metaverse

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Cathy Li, Entertainment and Sport Industries, World Economic Forum & Farah Lalani, Global Coalition for Digital Safety, World Economic Forum With digital risks already being high, especially for vulnerable groups, safety risks could be more prevalent in the […]

5 tech trends to watch in 2022

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Self-fertilizing crops are one of the world’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies, according to the World Economic Forum and Scientific American. Other technology trends include developments in low-carbon shipping and 3D-printed homes. Expect […]

2 tech trends that will shape networks and the future of connectivity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pekka Lundmark, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nokia The solutions to the most pressing global challenges lie in emerging technologies and evolving connectivity as we head into the 6G era. Two significant trends will dominate connectivity in the […]

Technology is the key to transforming least developed countries. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. About the author: Ratnakar Adhikari, Executive Director, Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) & Taffere Tesfachew, Acting Managing Director, UN Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries Limited use of technology is inhibiting LDCs’ path towards structural transformation. These countries can implement […]

Training a new generation of cybersecurity experts

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand globally and companies are struggling to find people with the right skills. The impact The World Economic Forum Centre for Cybersecurity and its partners have launched a set of initiatives to reduce the […]

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A message for everyone concerned about the fate of COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Noof Khaled Bin Alsheikh Abo Baker, from Yemen, a 4th year medical student at Hadhramaut University College of Medicine. The writer is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the […]

The beginning of endemicity

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ketevan Khetsuriani, a 22-year, enthusiastic 5th-year medical student at David Tvildiani Medical University in Tbilisi, Georgia. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

Will it ever be the same after COVID-19?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ilayda Ceren SURUR and Ms. Begum COKMEZ, second-year medical students at Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

Free COVID-19 Vaccines For All, Will Bring An End To It All!

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Begum COKMEZ and Mr. Ahmet Kayhan KORKUSUZ, two second-year medical students at Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and […]

COVID-19: when are we going to finally get rid of it?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Wireko Andrew Awuah, 5th year medical student at Sumy State University, Ukraine and Ms. Shekinah Obinna Amaka is a 6th year medical student at Sumy State University, Ukraine. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The […]

COVID-19: from pandemic to endemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ana Teresa Leitão, a 3rd year Medical Student from NOVA Medical School, in Lisbon. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

COVID-19: When are we going to get rid of it once and for all?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Alarice Francisco, a 5th year medical student from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

COVID-19: when are we finally going to eradicate it?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Abiola Asekun, a 4th year medical student at Sumy State University, Ukraine. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

These are the digital skills companies need to succeed in a changing economy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kayleigh Bateman, Senior Writer, Formative Content No job is exempt from digitalization, says the Industry Skills report from online learning platform Coursera. Companies with “cutting edge” skills proficiencies saw better returns on their stock in 2020 than those […]

Putting capital markets into stakeholder capitalism

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Laura M. Cha, Chairman, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) Capital markets have a key role to play in building a more equitable and environmentally sustainable economic system. ESG assets under management reached $35 trillion in 2020 and […]

 Preventing child and adolescent suicide; Taking action towards early detection of bullying

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Otumara Urowoli Jessica, a 6th year medical student studying in Sumy State University, Ukraine. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect […]

Taking action towards early detection of bullying

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Shekinah Obinna, a Nigerian and currently a student at Sumy State University, Sumy, Ukraine. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

Harassment: Who should act?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Obsse is a fourth-year medical student at Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect […]

Preventing child and adolescent suicide in Africa and developing nations; taking action towards early detection of bullying

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Wireko Andrew Awuah, a Ghanaian medical student at Sumy State University, Ukraine. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

Pivotal Role of Young Medical Students in Health Policy Making

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Shirazum Munira is a third year medical student currently studying in Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and […]

Health Governance: Ensuring Youth Participation in decision making process

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Saad Farooq is a 2nd Year medical student at Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not […]

Health governance: how to include youth in decision making?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Ray Salameh, 23 years old, obtained a Bachelor in Biology as well as an attestation for completing the first year of masters in Molecular Biology at the Lebanese University-Faculty of Sciences. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of […]

Health Governance: How to include the youth in decision making?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Pokpong Muangpaisarn, a first-year medical student at the Faculty of Medicine, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

The advantages to give youth participation in making health policy

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Nuthchaya Mejun, a third year medical student at Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand and Ms. Tanaporn Meejun is a fourth year medical student at Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations […]

Strategic Health Decision Making – Youth-led Initiatives

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Kalyani, a final year Medical student from Kerala, India. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the […]

A year of healing – here’s what our Google searches can teach us about 2021

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kayleigh Bateman, Senior Writer, Formative Content 2021’s most-searched included themes of reflection, healing and pulling together. Global searches for mental health reached the highest level ever. How to cure burnout was a breakout US search, meaning it increased […]

Health Governance: Let the youth help!

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Eduardo Díaz, a first-year Health Science and second-year Medical student. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

One Health for Everyone!

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Rajvi Chaudhary, a fresh graduate from Medical College Baroda and SSG Hospital, India and Ms. Vidhi Parikh, an intern doctor at Parul Institute of Medical Sciences and Research and Parul Sevashram Hospital, India. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial […]

A Global Approach to Zoonotic Disease Prevention and Management in the 21st Century

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Patcharapol Thanomjit, Lapatsara Kohnoi, and Vorrasukrit Vorravimuta, two medical students from Thailand. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]

One Health – More than just a Tripartite Collaboration

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Pankhuri Sharma, a second year medical student at Lady Hardinge Medical College, India. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect […]

One health, one life: serious problems with simple solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Nicholas Karolak, a third-year student of Medical Rescue at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Collegium Medicum im. Ludwik Rydygier in Bydgoszcz, Poland. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece […]

EU rules, climate reporting and New York’s natural gas ban: Everything to know about the environment this week

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content This weekly round-up brings you some of the key environment stories from the past seven days. Top stories: New York votes to ban natural gas in new buildings; oil and gas reserves […]

Counteract COVID-19 Misdiagnosis in Pandemic Era

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Nadine Aurelie is a third-year preclinical medical student at Universitas Indonesia. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]

The potential role of Interprofessional Education (IPE) to kindle the one health approach among students: a perspective from Indonesia

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Muhammad Mikail Athif Zhafir Asyura and Muhammad Afif Naufal, two second year medical students at Universitas Indonesia, in West Java, Indonesia. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

Zoonoses and antibiotic resistance: a one health approach

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Martina Trevisiol, a third-year student at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of L’Aquila, Italy. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

“Adhering to the Right Direction of China-EU Relations”, Ambassador Zhang Ming’s Farewell Letter

This article was published first at The European Sting and was written by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Head of Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the European Union, His Excellency Mr. Zhang Ming. The opinions expressed in this article belong to our distinguished writer. Dear Friends, I took the position as the 14th […]

The European year of rail: Why rail can transport us to a greener future

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Christoph Wolff, Lecturer, University of Cologne, Oliver Martin, Partner, Oaktree and Jiten Vyakarnam, Platform Curator, Supply Chain & Transport Industries, World Economic Forum Recent disruptions to transport and its affect on supply chains has brought renewed attention to […]

One Health Approach: a step forward to the Global Health Dream

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Maria Pantermaraki, a third-year medical student studying in Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer […]

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