Latest Eurobarometer survey (July-August): Economic situation is EU citizens’ top concern in light of the coronavirus pandemic

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. In a troubled period marked by the coronavirus pandemic, trust in the EU remains stable and Europeans trust the EU to make the right decisions in response to the pandemic in the future. In the new Standard Eurobarometer survey released today, European citizens identify […]

Questions & Answers on the coordination of measures restricting free movement in the European Union related to the coronavirus pandemic

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. 1. Why was this Recommendation adopted? To limit the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, the EU’s 27 Member States have adopted various measures, some of which have had an impact on citizens’ right to move freely across the European Union, such as requirements to […]

Mental health during COVID-19 outbreak: who takes care of health professionals?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Jacqueline Ahrens, 4th year Brazilian student at the medical school of Ingá University Center. She is affiliated to 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 […]

5 ways the ocean can contribute to a green post-COVID recovery

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nina Jensen, Chief Executive Officer, REV Ocean & Martin Stuchtey, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, SYSTEMIQ The ocean can play a huge role in promoting a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. From food production to renewable energy, the […]

Why the minutes and the months matter most to young people during the COVID-19 crisis

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rory Daniels, Global Shaper, London Hub, Vulnerable young people will need the most urgent support during and after the pandemic. Economic insecurity and the educational fallout will affect many more for years to come. Here’s what policy-makers should […]

Inside the battle to counteract the COVID-19 ‘infodemic’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Linda Lacina, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum The ‘infodemic’ of false information about COVID-19 can have dangerous consequences. Here’s how media and tech companies are responding to share accurate information and fact-check claims. Challenges remain to ensure and […]

COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic on 9 April

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Linda Lacina, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum In this daily round-up, we’ll bring you a selection of the latest news updates on the coronavirus pandemic, as well as tips and tools to help you stay informed and protected. […]

COVID-19: What to know about the coronavirus pandemic on 6 April

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 In this daily round-up, we bring you a selection of the latest news updates on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, as well as tips and tools to help you stay informed and […]

6 ways social innovators are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: François Bonnici, Head of Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, World Economic Forum & Pavitra Raja, Community Specialist, Social Entrepreneurs – Europe and the Americas, World Economic Forum The COVID-19 pandemic increases the need for social innovations to help […]