New liability rules on products and AI to protect consumers and foster innovation

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission adopted two proposals to adapt liability rules to the digital age, circular economy and the impact of global value chains. Firstly, it proposes to modernise the existing rules on the strict liability of manufacturers for defective products (from smart technology to […]

Abortion is Healthcare: Which role can we have in this fight for human rights?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Dr Kartikeya Ojha and Ms Shreya Nandan are Global advocates for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. They are 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 writers and do […]

MEPs ask for values-based EU sports model and oppose “breakaway competitions”

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The EU must shape a European sports model that is based on solidarity, inclusiveness, open competition and fairness, MEPs say in a report adopted on Tuesday. With 597 votes to 36 and 55 abstentions, MEPs say they want European sporting culture to be aligned […]

Questions & Answers on the latest update regarding the coordination of COVID-related measures restricting free movement in the European Union

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Why was the Recommendation adopted in the first place? To limit the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in the course of 2020, the EU’s 27 Member States have adopted various measures, some of which have had an impact on citizens’ right to move freely […]

Vaccine strategy: Budget MEPs quiz EU health chief Sandra Gallina

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. In a debate on Monday, Budget Committee Members questioned the Commission’s Health Director-General on vaccine availability and the use of the EU budget. In her introductory remarks, Sandra Gallina, Director-General for Health and Food Safety in the European Commission, explained what the Commission is […]

4 priorities for a better built environment in the post-COVID city

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Tompkins, Global CEO, RICS • Cities are the engine rooms of global prosperity, but they must be properly managed. • The trend towards ESG investments will impact urban infrastructure. • A strong regulatory environment is needed for […]