MEPs commemorate 20 years of euro bank notes and coins

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Parliament commemorated the 20th anniversary of the circulation of the first euro notes and coins on Monday, at the opening of the plenary session in Strasbourg. Opening the ceremony, EP President Roberta Metsola said that the euro has “truly been one of the greatest […]

What will education look like in 20 years? Here are 4 scenarios

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andreas Schleicher, Director, Directorate of Education and Skills, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) The COVID-19 pandemic shows us we cannot take the future of education for granted. By imagining alternative futures for education we can better […]

Japan’s holiest shrine is pulled down and rebuilt every 20 years – on purpose

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Shinto is Japan’s indigenous religion, blending formal, elaborate ceremonial practices from the imperial tradition with local, community-based beliefs. Followers of Shintoism worship their ancestors and regard them as the guardians of the family. […]