Rule of law in Slovenia: MEPs conclude their first mission to the country

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. A European Parliament delegation travelled to Slovenia, where they met with national authorities, journalists and NGOs, to assess respect of EU values and rule of law. From Wednesday 13 October to Friday 15 October, seven MEPs from the Civil Liberties Committee and one from […]

Women in leadership: eliminating the gender gap in medicine

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Rafaela Carvalho Granero, a second-year medical student at the Barretos School of Health Sciences Dr. Paulo Prata, campus in Barretos, SP – Brazil. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong […]

Future-proof taxation – Commission proposes new, ambitious business tax agenda

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has today adopted a Communication on Business Taxation for the 21st century to promote a robust, efficient and fair business tax system in the European Union. It sets out both a long-term and short-term vision to support Europe’s recovery from the […]

Empowering Africa: MEPs vote on strategy for a new EU-Africa partnership

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Europe and Africa must move away from a donor-recipient relationship, said the Development Committee, outlining its vision for a relationship between the two continents. On Thursday, MEPs adopted a wide-ranging strategy on a new EU-Africa partnership by 20 votes, with two votes against and […]

Why the future of food must be blue as well as green

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Beatrice Crona, Associate professor, deputy science director, Stockholm Resilience Centre & Jim Leape, William and Eva Price Senior Fellow, Woods Institute; Co-Director, Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford University Blue foods tend to be ignored in discussions about how […]