State aid: Commission approves €600 million Slovak scheme to support its economy in the context of Russia’s war against Ukraine

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has approved a €600 million Slovak scheme to support its economy in the context of Russia’s war against Ukraine. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Crisis Framework, adopted by the Commission on 23 March 2022 and amended on […]

The 5 calls-to-action from youth and young people at Davos 2023

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Katie Hoeflinger, Specialist, Global Shapers Community, World Economic Forum, Natalie Pierce, Head of Global Shapers Community, World Economic Forum Sixty teenagers and young people gathered at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos in January 2023. They came […]

3 things the world is doing to prepare for the next pandemic

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Simon Torkington, Senior Writer, Formative Content It’s now three years since the first reports emerged of a previously unknown respiratory virus circulating in China. As we settled into the New Year of 2020, few people could even imagine the […]

3 strategies for delivering digital transformation in the Asia-Pacific

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Simon Lin, President, Asia-Pacific, Huawei Technologies Infrastructure is at the heart of the global digital transformation. Developing digital infrastructure is critical for growth and improving the lives of people everywhere. Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure has now evolved beyond […]

Ukrainians are protecting their cultural landmarks with their phones. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content Almost a year on, the human cost of Russia’s war in Ukraine tragically continues. The US military estimates that around 40,000 civilians have lost their lives and as many as 200,000 military personnel […]

COP15: What’s next for historic deal to protect nature?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Katrin Eggenberger, Advisory Board Member, Pahl Peace Prize Foundation, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture of the Principality of Liechtenstein A historic agreement on nature conservation was reached at the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15)), in December […]

Ukraine: Multi-agency Donor Coordination Platform for Ukraine kick-starts work

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Multi-agency Donor Coordination Platform to support Ukraine’s repair, recovery and reconstruction process has been launched today. It will allow for close coordination among international donors and international financial organisations and will ensure that support is provided in a coherent, transparent, and accountable manner. […]

Ukraine: Donor Coordination Platform in support of Ukraine’s repair, recovery and reconstruction kick-starts work

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Multi-agency Donor Coordination Platform to support Ukraine’s repair, recovery and reconstruction process has been launched today. It will allow for close coordination among international donors and international financial organisations and will ensure that support is provided in a coherent, transparent, and accountable manner. […]

The Great Resignation continues. Why are US workers continuing to quit their jobs?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content If you’ve quit your job in the last year or two, then you’re part of what’s become known as the Great Resignation. It’s the term coined in 2021 to describe the record number […]

Davos: 6 leaders share their insights on Russia’s war in Ukraine

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Amy White, Writer and Editor, Freelance, World Economic Forum, Kateryna Gordiychuk, Video Producer, World Economic Forum It’s almost one year since Russian forces invaded Ukraine on 24 February 2022. Since that time nearly 8 million Ukranians have fled across […]

5 things to know about Davos 2023

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum, Beatrice Di Caro, Social Media and Live Communications Lead, Digital Media, World Economic Forum That’s it for our 53rd Annual Meeting in Davos. We’ve covered a huge range of topics and themes […]

How Latin American can navigate global risks and emerge stronger

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Marisol Argueta de Barillas, Head of the Regional Agenda, Latin America; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2023, under the title “Cooperation in a Fragmented World,” takes place during a complex […]

India at Davos 2023: From energy transition to gender parity, here are 5 highlights

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pooja Chhabria, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum This year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting saw leaders from around the world come together to discuss various aspects of the cascading and connected crises that threaten a polycrisis. There’s the war […]

Davos 2023 Day 5: What to expect

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum, Beatrice Di Caro, Social Media and Live Communications Lead, Digital Media, World Economic Forum Welcome to the final day of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos. All week, we’ve brought […]

Parliament calls for more sanctions against Iranian regime

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. All those responsible for human rights violations should face EU sanctions and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps should be on the EU terrorist list, MEPs urge. The Iranian regime’s blatant disregard for human dignity and the democratic aspirations of its own citizens as well […]

Ukraine war: MEPs push for special tribunal to punish Russian crimes

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. In a resolution adopted on Thursday, MEPs demand the Russian political and military leadership be held accountable for the crime of aggression against Ukraine. Parliament says the atrocities committed by Russian forces in Bucha, Irpin and many other Ukrainian towns reveal the brutality of […]

Human rights breaches in Brazil, Morocco and Nagorno-Karabakh

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions on the respect for human rights in Brazil, Morocco and Nagorno-Karabakh. The storming of the Brazilian democratic institutions Parliament expresses solidarity with democratically elected President Lula Da Silva, his government and Brazilian institutions and condemns in […]

Public-private partnerships: lessons on tackling socio-economic challenges in Central America Public-private partnerships: lessons on tackling socio-economic challenges in Central America

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jonathan Fantini-Porter, Executive Director and CEO , Partnership for Central America (PCA), Isabella Blosser, Senior Advisor , Partnership for Central America When done right, public-private partnerships can overcome structural barriers in frontier and emerging economies and take on systemic […]

Davos 2023 Day 4: What to expect

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum, Beatrice Di CaroSocial Media and Live Communications Lead, Digital Media, World Economic Forum Welcome to day four of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos. Each morning we’ll bring you a […]

MEPs call for a firmer response to Russian threats to European security

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. War in Ukraine, rising global authoritarianism, a more assertive China and the climate emergency have caused a tectonic shift in the geopolitical landscape, MEPs warn. The EU and its member states need to increase their military, political and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine and strengthen […]

I fled Russia’s bombs in Ukraine, now I’m in Sweden researching a cure for infertility. This is my story.

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nataliia Petryk, Postdoctoral Researcher, Karolinska Institutet Like many others, I was forced to flee Kyiv with our two children when Russia invaded Ukraine. We were no longer safe, and our stable and fulfilling lives had taken a dramatic turn […]

Davos 2023 Day 3: What to expect 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum, Beatrice Di Caro, Social Media and Live Communications Lead, Digital Media, World Economic Forum The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting takes place in Davos from 16-20 January 2023. Welcome to day three […]

Commission disburses first €3 billion to Ukraine of the up to €18 billion Macro-financial Assistance+ package

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission has today disbursed a first instalment of €3 billion of the up to €18 billion Macro-financial Assistance+ (MFA+) package for Ukraine. This follows the swift adoption and entry into force of the MFA+ Regulation mid-December 2022, less than two months following the […]

Davos 2023 Day 2: What to expect

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum, Beatrice Di Caro, Social Media and Live Communications Lead, Digital Media, World Economic Forum Welcome to the second day of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos. Each morning we’ll bring […]

Why India’s new climate mission is focused on sustainable lifestyles

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Shombi Sharp, Resident Coordinator, India, United Nations The Oxford Languages Word of the Year for 2022 has already been selected, but if a straw poll were held now among development and policy experts, a term unfamiliar to most of […]

Korea’s new innovation strategy: Digital Platform Government

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Koh Jean, Chairman, Presidential Committee of Digital Platform Government The Republic of Korea’s Yoon Suk Yeol government, inaugurated last year, proposed the Digital Platform Government as a new innovation strategy. To realize this, the Presidential Committee on the Digital […]

Davos 2023 Day 1: What to expect

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum, Beatrice Di Caro, Virtual Event and Social Media Lead, Digital Media, World Economic Forum Welcome to day one of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos. Each morning we’ll bring you […]

How 4 Chinese enterprises are taking action on sustainable development 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Liming Chen, Chair of Greater China, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum Beijing Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are becoming increasingly important for companies looking to create long-term value. The World Economic Forum has championed stakeholder […]

Data analytics can help protect the Amazon Basin. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: lona Szabó de Carvalho, Co-founder and President, Igarape Institute The Amazon is approaching a dangerous tipping point of emitting more carbon dioxide than it absorbs. The resulting feedback loops could irreversibly transform the world’s largest tropical rainforest into dry […]

Foreign investment in clean energy for the Global South is a must. How can we manage the exchange rate risks?Foreign investment in clean energy for the Global South is a must. How can we manage the exchange rate risks?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Philippe Benoit, Adjunct Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University, Jonathan Elkind, Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University, Justine Roche, Lead, Energy Initiatives, World Economic Forum Meeting our climate change goals will […]

How scaling up investment in fragile states can help achieve SDGs

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael Jongeneel, Chief Executive Officer, Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) With inequality on the rise and the climate crisis raging across our planet, time is running out to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We believe in a world […]

These are the big things we can learn from small nations

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Paul Bennett, Co-Chair and Chief Creative Officer, IDEO For as long as I can remember, I’ve been obsessed with small countries. Specifically, small nations with superpowers that larger nations covet. I grew up in Singapore, the ultimate small-but-mighty island […]

The US is to become the world’s top LNG exporter – and other stories about the global energy crisis this week

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Roberto Bocca, Head of Shaping the Future of Energy and Materials; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum, Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content 1. News in brief: Energy stories from around the world The United States is […]