Landmark agreement will protect 100 European Geographical Indications in China

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the EU and China concluded the negotiations on a bilateral agreement to protect 100 European Geographical Indications (GI) in China and 100 Chinese GI in the EU against imitations and usurpation. This landmark agreement is expected to result in reciprocal trade benefits and […]

CO2 emissions around the world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content With all the conversation around climate change, emissions must be starting to fall, right? Well, no actually. Last year, global greenhouse gas emissions actually rose by 2.1%. That’s despite well-publicised commitments, such as […]

1 in 4 Africans had to pay a bribe to access public services last year

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 Having to pay a bribe for life-saving medicine and official documents like passports and driver’s licences would for many people seem unthinkable. But it’s the reality for more than a quarter of […]