How organisations can use vulnerability to create cyber resilience

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael Rohrs, Senior Manager, Security, Accenture, Andreas Wolf, Chairman of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Organizations that will emerge as market leaders in the digital economy will have leaders […]

The Pandemic of Science in Society

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Júlia Demuner, a medical student at Universidade Vila Velha, 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 to the writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

Antitrust: Commission carries out unannounced inspections in the fashion sector

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. On 17 May the European Commission has started unannounced inspections at the premises of companies active in the fashion industry in several Member States. In parallel, the Commission has sent out formal requests for information to several companies active in the fashion sector. The […]

Ukraine refugees: Operational guidelines to support Member States in applying the Temporary Protection Directive

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Since the start of the Russian military invasion of Ukraine on 24 February, more than 3 million people have fled the country, with UN estimates suggesting that more than half of them are children. To respond to this unprecedented situation, the EU agreed in […]

Parliament approves €1.2 billion in loans to Ukraine

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Wednesday, MEPs gave the green light to a €1.2 billion macro-financial loan to help Ukraine cover its external financing needs in 2022. Parliament agreed to a Commission proposal to provide Kyiv with macro-financial assistance, an emergency resource for EU neighbourhood countries struggling to […]

Omicron has had more than a mild impact on workforces

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: John Letzing, Digital Editor, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum The highly-infectious COVID-19 variant Omicron may be cresting, but its impact on the labour force has been severe. That’s triggered emergency measures and rule changes. It’s generally given vaccinated […]

Our electric future depends on cities. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Martin Lundstedt, CEO and President, Volvo Group Cities can accelerate and drive the green transition, boosting well-being and prosperity in the process, by adopting zero-emission vehicles. But fractured governance is making it challenging to implement plans for carbon-neutral […]

E-Health and telemedicine: Opportunities and obstacles surrounding digital medical services

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Cyubahiro Karangwa Vérité, a 20-year-old second-year medical student at the University of Rwanda College of Medicine and Health sciences in Rwanda. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

3 imperatives to accelerate the world’s sustainable recovery

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Roland Busch, President and CEO, Siemens AG There is a unique opportunity to shape a sustainable future. Time is running out; we need to accelerate action on every front. Technology, skills development and global cooperation are paramount. When […]

EU rules, climate reporting and New York’s natural gas ban: Everything to know about the environment this week

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content This weekly round-up brings you some of the key environment stories from the past seven days. Top stories: New York votes to ban natural gas in new buildings; oil and gas reserves […]

How to spare low-income countries from ‘economic collapse’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: John Letzing, Digital Editor, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum Many less-wealthy countries face worsening debt problems as the pandemic lingers. Some say the design of the global financial system is inherently unfair to them. An initiative designed to […]

What to expect from the next WTO Conference

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Aditi Sara Verghese, Policy Lead, World Economic Forum & Kimberley Botwright, Community Lead, Global Trade and Investment, World Economic Forum The World Trade Organization’s 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) was to take place 30 November to 3 December 2021 […]

Human rights breaches by Russian paramilitary groups, in Somalia and in Cameroon

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. On Thursday, Parliament adopted three resolutions assessing human rights violations committed by the Wagner Group, atrocities in Somalia and the situation in Cameroon. Human rights violations by private military and security companies, particularly the Wagner Group MEPs condemn in the strongest terms the heinous […]

Elderly care from the perspective of intersectionality

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Liliany Mirelly Bezerra Alves, a first-year medical student at the State University of Rio Grande do Norte – UERN, 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 to […]