The global issue of migration in 2017

Dimitris Avramopoulos, Member of the EC in charge of Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, and Vĕra Jourová, Member of the EC in charge of Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, gave a joint press conference to present the 2017 EU Citizenship Report. © European Union , 2017   /  Source: EC - Audiovisual Service   /   Photo: Mauro Bottaro.

Exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Ude Ucha Kalu, a medical student at the Federal  University of Lagos, Nigeria. Ms Kalu is affiliated with the International Federation of  Medical  Students Association (IFMSA). However, the opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the topic, nor The European Sting’s one. In the world today not only has there been an unseen increase in migration of people into countries like […]

The impact of refugees on the European healthcare system

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This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Stavroula Papaeleftheriou. The writer is a fifth year medical student at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Gr. T. Popa, in Iasi, Romania. She is also affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). However, the opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]

Give a chance to the brothers of Ailan: reception of refugees in Greece

Dimitris Avramopoulos, Member of the EC in charge of Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, travelled to Lesbos to visit the refugee camp of Karatepe municipality. Visit of a refugee camp in the Karatepe municipality: Dimitris Avramopoulos, in the middle, meeting with refugees. Date: 18/01/2017   Reference: P-033444/00-16   Location: Lesbos. © European Union , 2017   /  Source: EC - Audiovisual Service   /   Photo: Nikolia Apostolou.

  This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Michaella Alexandrou. The writer is a first year medical student at the University of Athens, Greece. She is also affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). However, the opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the topic, nor […]

Reflections on the the biggest refugee crisis since World War II

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU Commissioner  responsible for Migration. Date: 25/01/2017   Reference: P-033504/00-20   Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont. © European Union , 2017   /  Source: EC - Audiovisual Service   /   Photo: Georges Boulougouris.

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Dina Tadros. The writer is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). However, the opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the topic, nor The European Sting’s one. The biggest refugee crisis since world war II – this is […]

Press coverage of migration crisis in Europe: a call for collaborative action

Dimitris Avramopoulos, Member of the EC in charge of Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, travelled to Lesbos to visit the refugee camp of Karatepe municipality.
Date: 18/01/2017   Reference: P-033444/00-15   Location: Lesbos. © European Union , 2017   /  Source: EC - Audiovisual Service   /   Photo: Nikolia Apostolou.

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Behrouz Nezafat. The writer an MSc. Public Health student at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the IFMSA Human Rights and Peace co-regional assistant for Europe. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). However, the opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

IFMSA and IPSF on the Health of Migrants and Refugees

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Endorsed Content The International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) and the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) are deeply concerned about the conditions migrants and refugees face around Europe, particularly in Greece and the Balkans. Thousands of migrants and refugees are trapped in freezing conditions in inadequate and unhealthy camps and shelters. Several deaths due to hypothermia were reported in […]

Migration crisis, a human crisis after all

Dimitris Avramopoulos at the refugee camp of Karatepe, Lesvos, Greece.
Date: 18/01/2017   Reference: P-033444/00-13   Location: Lesbos. © European Union , 2017   /  Source: EC - Audiovisual Service

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Chris Giannakas. The writer studies medicine in National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). However, the opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the topic, nor The European Sting’s one. The arrival of […]

South Sudan’s foreseen genocide: from “Never Again” to “Again and Again and Again”?

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC and Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations attend the Conference for Peace in the Middle East taking place in Paris. Date: 15/01/2017   Reference: P-033412/00-12   Location: Paris. © European Union , 2017   /   Photo: Nicolas Kovarik.

This article was written by one of our passionate readers, Mr Alexandros Liakopoulos. The opinions expressed within reflect only the writer’s views and not The European Sting’s position on the issue.  At the end of the Second World War, after the world has discovered the industrialized, methodologically perfected genocide of the Jews, among other peoples, by the […]

The JADE Spring Conference 2017 is casting its shadows before

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Sponsored content The European Conference for Junior Entrepreneurs takes place 02.-‐05. March 2017 The JADE Spring Conference is the main international Junior Enterprise event in Europe, bringing together over 300 Junior Entrepreneurs from over 14 countries in the continent, as well as Brazil and Tunisia. In 2017, we are celebrating a very special year for the network: the […]

Migration Crisis: how to open the borders and make way for the uprooted

Dimitris Avramopoulos, Member of the EC in charge of Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, gave a press conference on the Commission's recommendation to extend the temporary checks at internal borders in cases of exceptional circumstances. Date: 25/10/2016   Reference: P-032773/00-01   Location: Strasbourg - EP. © European Union , 2016   /  Source: EC - Audiovisual Service   /   Photo: Frédéric Maigrot.

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Mehndi Dandwani. The writer is a 5th year student of Medicine at Terna Medical College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, India. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). However, the opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the topic, nor The […]