Mental distress during the pandemic: is there a way out?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Rafael Mosconi de Freitas and Ms. Isabella Beltramia, 2 Brazilian medical students who believe that there is nothing more beautiful than the human side of the human being. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. […]

EU long-term budget deal must be improved for Parliament to accept it

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The recovery fund is a “historic move”, but long-term EU priorities such as the Green Deal and the Digital Agenda are put at risk, MEPs say. In a resolution on the conclusions of the extraordinary European Council meeting of 17-21 July 2020, adopted by […]

Cross-border travel is confusing after COVID – this framework can help borders reopen safely

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Paul Meyer, Co-founder and CEO, The Commons Project & James Kondo, Chairman and CEO, International House, Japan & Christoph Wolff, Head of Shaping the Future of Mobility, World Economic Forum Cross-border travel after COVID must be safe and […]

Reset or perish: A guide to adaptive leadership

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nisha Ramchandani, Axilor Ventures Certain ambidextrous leaders or start-ups in India have pivoted quickly during the crisis, helping them to adapt. Start-ups need to remember to adapt more than corporates, and individuals need to become as adaptive as […]

Coronavirus: Commission and European Investment Fund (part of EIB Group) unlock €8 billion in finance for 100,000 small and medium-sized businesses

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has unlocked €1 billion from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) that will serve as a guarantee to the European Investment Fund (EIF), part of the European Investment Bank Group. This will allow the EIF to issue special guarantees to […]

Managing mental health during coronavirus – experts around the world share insights

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 Last week, my brother, who is a priest, said in our family’s WhatsApp chat that he was considering cancelling worship among his congregation at his Episcopal church in a suburb of Omaha, […]

It takes far too long for a rare disease to be diagnosed. Here’s how that can change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Wolfram Nothaft, Chief Medical Officer, Takeda & Clifford Goldsmith, US CMO and National Director, Microsoft Health and Life Sciences & Yann Le Cam, Chief Executive Officer, EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe Rare diseases effect more than 300 million people worldwide. […]