Health Comes First in Century 21st

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Seemab Mehmood, 2 year medical student at Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan. 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Health: What are green prescriptions and which countries offer them?

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 Recovering from the physical and mental-health effects of COVID-19 will take more than regular medicine alone. This is why doctors around the world are giving patients ‘green prescriptions’ to spend more time […]

Violence against women in APAC: Robust data reveals the extent

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jane Parry, Public health analyst and writer, Hamilton, Canada The prevalence of violence against women, as with many other areas of life, has been affected by COVID-19’s impact on researchers’ ability to gather data. Researchers involved in the […]

Women in evidence: recognition for coping with COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Mariah Vicari Bolognani, a third-year medical student at the Centro Universitário do Planalto Central Apparecido dos Santos – UNICEPLAC, in Brasilia, Brazil. 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 […]

Syria needs a greater financial and political response from the EU

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs express grave concern over the persistent political deadlock and the lack of progress in finding a solution to the conflict in Syria. The economic collapse and the disastrous humanitarian crisis in the country is deeply worrying, with 90% of the population living under […]

Violence in North and West Africa increasingly targeting civilian and border areas – OECD/SWAC

  This article is brought to you in association with OECD. Violence in North and West Africa is increasingly targeting civilian and border regions as today’s conflicts involve non-state actors with diverging agendas, according to a new report by the OECD’s Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC).   The report uses granular data to assess the […]

Algorithms could give the world its first ‘born digital’ free trade agreement in Africa

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Craig Atkinson, Research Fellow, World Trade Institute The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, presently signed by 52 African Union (AU) member states, is remarkable in its geographic coverage and ambition to create a single market for […]