Israel is joining forces with Arab states to save coral from climate change destruction

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Senior Writer, Formative Content Scientists from Israel and neighbouring Arab countries are joining forces to save Red Sea coral reefs from the threat of climate change. The alliance is the brainchild of Moaz Fine, an Israeli professor […]

10 start-ups that are helping to change the Arab world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Entrepreneurship is booming across the Middle East and North Africa. In 2018, $900 million was invested across the region in 386 deals, an increase of 31% in total funding in 2017, according to […]

A new generation of women leaders is making waves in the Arab world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rana Zakarneh, Diplomat, Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs When we hear the words ‘diplomat’ or ‘parliamentarian’, people often picture a man. But regionally and around the globe, more countries are diversifying the professionals who represent them, and are elevating […]

Can fighting climate change bring the Arab world closer together?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Neeshad Shafi, Executive Director, Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar Pathways toward improved regional cooperation in the Middle East are rarely smooth, and the road towards environmental and climate action is no exception. Rarely benefiting from high-level political attention or […]

Universal access to energy is a major challenge for the Arab world. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sarah Mousa, Co-founder, Shamsina & Deena Mousa, Co-founder, Shamsina As home to some of the world’s top energy suppliers, the Arab world is often associated with energy wealth. Saudi Arabia, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are […]

4 innovation hotspots in the Arab world

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author:  Attilio Di BattistaEconomist, World Economic Forum & Mirek Dusek Head of Middle East and North Africa, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum The world has deeply changed over the past decade. The global economy has been […]

How women are transforming the Arab world’s start-up scene

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kelly Ommundsen, Community Lead, Digital Economy and Society System Initiative, World Economic Forum LLC & Khaled Kteily, Founder and CEO, Legacy It may surprise some to learn that one in three start-ups in the Arab World is founded […]