Digital Markets Act: EP committee endorses agreement with Council

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The Digital Markets Act sets obligations for large online platforms acting as “gatekeepers” and enables the Commission to sanction non-compliant behaviour. On Monday, Parliament’s Internal Market Committee endorsed the provisionally reached agreement with EU governments on the Digital Markets Act (DMA) with 43 votes […]

The key skills needed to build diversity, equality, inclusion and belonging in the workplace

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Skills and diversity needed to drive innovation, performance and value but many organizations are falling short on both. Study shows there is no single set of skills that make a company succeed […]

What type of sleeper are you? Scientists have identified 16 categories

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Senior Writer, Formative Content Environmental and genetic influences combine to dictate which type of sleeper you are. Scientists have grouped sleepers into 16 types after studying activity tracker data for over 100,000 people. Poor sleep is […]

How quickly is tourism recovering from COVID-19?

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 Tourists spent an extra 1.8 billion nights in the European Union in 2021 compared with the year before. But this is still almost 40% lower than pre-pandemic levels, according to EU statistics. […]

Preventing child and adolescent suicide

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Abiola Asekun, a medical student at 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 on […]

A new transport agenda to carry Asia and the Pacific towards sustainable development

This article was written for The European Sting by Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The opinions expressed in this article belong to our distinguished writer. Transport ministers from across Asia and the Pacific are meeting this week to […]

The space AI keeping tabs on COP26 carbon pledges

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Advances in AI mean we can now verify climate pledges from space. From tracking tree cover to calculating carbon capture, AI technology can deliver the real picture. Google’s Earth Engine is providing […]