From dinosaur footprints to US-EU data: The latest in artificial intelligence

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum 1. Biden administration implements US-EU data sharing framework US President Joe Biden signed an executive order last month that will see […]

How industrial clusters can help the US reach its net-zero targets

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Melissa Stark, Global Lead for Energy Transition and Net Zero Transition Services, Accenture, Joanna Kolomanska-Van Iperen, Lead, Energy, Materials Infrastructure Platform, World Economic Forum Geneva Industrial emissions account for almost a quarter of total emissions in the US. […]

Teenage pregnancy as a consequence of a socioeconomic factor

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Isabela Silvestri, born in 2002 in Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Flores da Cunha, nowadays she lives in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil where is enrolled as a medical student at Universidade de Pernambuco (UPE). She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial […]

Digital Services Act: EU’s landmark rules for online platforms enter into force

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today a landmark new set of EU rules for a safer and more accountable online environment enters into force with the Digital Services Act (DSA). The DSA applies to all digital services that connect consumers to goods, services, or content. It creates comprehensive new […]

The solution to online abuse? AI plus human intelligence

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Inbal Goldberger, VP of Trust and Safety, ActiveFence Bad actors perpetrating online harms are getting more dangerous and sophisticated, challenging current trust and safety processes. Existing methodologies, including automated detection and manual moderation, are limited in their ability […]

How Russia’s digital track-and-trace system could benefit consumers

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ivan Streshinsky, Chief Executive Officer, USM Russia continues to develop its track-and-trace system that will make the majority of consumer good digitally traceable. The digital initiative now works with 14 product categories ranging from dairy goods, bottled water, […]

LUX Audience Award 2021 goes to Collective

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. President David Sassoli awarded the 2021 LUX Audience Award to Collective during a ceremony in Strasbourg on Wednesday. “After the period we have just lived through, the need for people to come together, not only in spaces made for debate, but also in places […]

The EU needs new sources of revenue, MEPs stress

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. New streams of EU revenue to be proposed in July should bring fairer taxation and help repay the debt incurred to finance the EU recovery plan, MEPs said on Tuesday. In a debate in plenary, Commissioner Johannes Hahn confirmed that the Commission will table […]

Conference on the Future of Europe: inaugural Plenary, Citizens’ event in June

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Executive Board today approved the calendar of Plenary meetings and European Citizens’ Panels, with the series of events starting next month. The inaugural Conference Plenary will take place on 19 June 2021, in Strasbourg, with remote and physical participation, in full compliance with […]

We need tech solutions that value human interaction more than ever

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: So-Young Kang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Gnowbe In a new “low touch”, remote working economy, companies must reevaluate how they manage employee and company performance. The need for human connection is greater than ever – we need […]

Remarks by Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius on the Zero Pollution Action Plan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Good afternoon everyone, And thank you Executive Vice-President for showing importance of this initiative in a bigger picture of the European Green Deal. Last year the Commission adopted the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It was an early bird of our wider approach towards pollution […]

Having a baby during COVID-19 gave me new respect for the job ‘mom’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kirsten Salyer, Opinion Editor, World Economic Forum Mothers have been among the hardest hit by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Women lost almost twice as many jobs around the world as men, largely as a result of […]

Gender equality: Parliament strives to be frontrunner among EU Institutions

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Parliament leadership adopts roadmap to achieve gender equality in political processes and its administration. 50% women in middle and senior manager positions and 40% women in top manager positions in the administration. These are the targets the European Parliament’s Bureau, comprising the President, Vice-Presidents […]

Do not take the EP’s consent on MFF for granted, says Budget Committee Chair

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Ahead of this week’s plenary vote on a resolution on the planned new long-term EU budget, Budget Committee Chair Van Overtveldt shared his thoughts in an interview on EP’s Facebook page. During a live interview on the Parliament’s Facebook page, the Chair of the […]