This could be a simple solution to loneliness, according to scientists

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content If you’re feeling lonely in your free time, do something that uses your skills and concentration. Leisure activities like painting, skiing or chopping wood can engross us and put us in a […]

Perfecting the art of the whole organisation with machine learning

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 & Beena Ammanath, Executive Director, Global Deloitte AI Institute and Trustworthy AI/Ethical Tech Leader, Deloitte Machine Learning (ML) carries new challenges […]

How Europe can exit the COVID-19 public health emergency

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Hans Kluge, Regional Director, Europe, World Health Organization (WHO) High COVID-19 vaccination rates in many European countries have helped to keep hospitalisation and death rates down in recent months, and have led to an easing of pandemic restrictions. […]

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

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Adeleke Oluwaseun Dorcas, a medical student of Sumy State University, Ukraine. 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 writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]

Animals must be better protected during transport

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. After 18 months of fact-finding, MEPs call on EU countries to respect animal welfare during transport and to transition to transporting meat and not live animals. Each year, millions of live animals are transported by road, sea, rail and air within and outside the […]

MWC22 BARCELONA RUNS FROM 28 FEBRUARY – 3 MARCH 2022

At the outset of the pandemic, the mobile ecosystem demonstrated genuine leadership to keep vital lines of communication open. Two years later, as we learn to live with the virus, it is time for the industry to come together and collectively build a vision for a connected recovery. Earlier this week, the GSMA made an […]

People prefer brands with aligned corporate purpose and values

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andrea Willige, Senior Writer, Formative Content Consumer brand preferences are driven by an alignment of their values and the brands’ purpose, a new study from Ipsos finds. The link between consumer values and brand purpose has grown significantly […]

5 reasons to participate in digital identity ecosystems

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Christine Leong, Global Blockchain Identity Lead and Managing Director , Accenture Governments are investing in digital identity ecosystems and organizations must understand how this affects the services they offer. Businesses must consider the roles they will play in […]

ASEM Summit: Europe and Asia reaffirm shared partnership and engagement to a stronger recovery from the pandemic

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. During the 13th Asia-Europe (ASEM) Summit on 25-26 November which took place in virtual format from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, leaders reaffirmed their shared partnership and engagement in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the title ‘Strengthening Multilateralism for Shared Growth’, the Summit brought […]

Is infinite economic growth possible on a finite planet?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Riya Master, Undergraduate Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School 7 Neha Rana, Undergraduate Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School 7 Ben Grobman, Medical Student, Harvard Medical School 7 David Duong, Director, Program in Global Primary Care and Social Change, Harvard […]