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COVID-19 – Are We Seeing The Beginning Of An End?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Muhammad Shahzeb is a second-year medical student from 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 necessarily […]

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Tonga: EU channels emergency assistance

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Following a request for assistance, the EU is channelling aid to Tonga in the aftermath of the volcanic eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai and tsunami in the South Pacific. A first vessel departed today from French Polynesia to deliver assistance to the affected islands. […]

EU challenges Russian export restrictions on wood at WTO

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the EU is requesting consultations with Russia at the World Trade Organization (WTO) concerning export restrictions placed by Russia on wood products. The export restrictions consist of significantly increased export duties on certain wood products and a drastic reduction in the number of […]

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 […]

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This is why the private sector should support equitable vaccine R&D and manufacturing

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lord Mark Malloch-Brown, President, Open Society Foundations There are pressing questions about where we go next, and about the role of private companies in addressing the underlying inequities we are struggling with. The Open Society and others have […]

We shouldn’t underestimate the power of cultural products. They can change the world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gabriela Pascholati do Amaral, Global Shaper, São Paulo Hub, World Economic Forum Culture products exert great influence on international relations. They are also capable of effecting social change in many different areas. Reflecting this importance, creatives should be […]

‘Businesses are more trusted than governments’. Here’s how the private sector is stepping up

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Partnerships Editor, World Economic Forum The Edelman Trust Barometer 2022 reveals that businesses and NGOs are more trusted than governments and that most workers expect CEOs to be the “face of change”. Heads of state, business […]

Davos Agenda: What can we expect of 2022? Highlights and key takeaways

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kirsten Salyer, Opinion Editor, World Economic Forum The Davos Agenda 2022 virtual event took place 17-21 January 2022. It featured heads of state and government, CEOs and other leaders coming together to propose solutions to pressing global issues. […]

How female inventors can fix STEM’s gender gap

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Cynthia Tregillis, Senior Vice-President and Deputy General Counsel, Western Digital & Sabra Truesdale, Associate General Counsel, Western Digital Just as a gender gap exists in the STEM workforce, a gender gap also exists in patenting activity. Increasing women’s […]

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Here’s how we can bridge the ‘data divide’ for a more equitable future

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Teresa Carlson, President, Chief Growth Officer, Splunk & Kriss Deiglmeier, Chief Social Impact Officer , Splunk Inc. Due to the ‘data divide’, data is predominantly used to create commercial value, rather than to solve pressing social and environmental […]

Building an inclusive metaverse starts now. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Brenda K. Tsai, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, DXC Technology Continuous delaying of a worldwide post-pandemic reopening has meant some form of virtual working is likely long-term. The metaverse can provide benefits to companies and workers alike, enabling […]

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 […]

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COVID-19 – Are We Seeing The Beginning Of An End?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Muhammad Shahzeb is a second-year medical student from 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 necessarily […]

Covid 19: The end is the new beginning

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Saman Naaz, pursuing her medical education from the European University. She is in 4th year and is really into medicine. 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 […]

E-Health and telemedicine: Opportunities and obstacles surrounding digital medical services

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Cyubahiro Karangwa Vérité, a 20-year-old second-year medical student at the University of Rwanda College of Medicine and Health sciences in Rwanda. 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 […]

When is the pandemic going to end?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Ronaldo Pichardo, a 22-year-old medical student at the university “Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 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 […]

How much longer in COVID-19? The most frequently asked question in two years

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Patrycja Jelonek, a twenty-one-year-old medical student at Medical University in Łódź, Poland. 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 […]

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 […]

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