Contribution of Health-care workers to achieve Agenda 2030

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Asad Ali, a student of 3rd year MBBS in Sheikh Zayed medical college Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan. He 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 […]

Paving road for Women Leaders in the Gender divided Landscape of Medicine

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Unaiza Ahmad, a 2nd year medical student at Faisalabad Medical University, Pakistan. 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 […]

5 themes shaping the future of work

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Katharine Rooney, Senior Writer, Formative Content 70% of workers felt that COVID-related restrictions had led to the most stressful period in their career. Many people are reconsidering what really matters to them at work. Technology is enabling new […]

Afghanistan crisis: Safety of Afghan women and girls has to be a fundamental EU priority

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Reacting to rapid developments on the ground in Afghanistan, Evelyn Regner, the Chair of the European Parliament’s committee on women’s rights and gender equality said: “Now the Taliban have seized control of Kabul, a new reign of terror for people living in Afghanistan has […]

Parliament adopts temporary rules to detect child sexual abuse online

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs endorsed a temporary regulation that allows web-based service providers to continue fighting child sexual abuse material online on a voluntary basis. In the context of a worrying increase in the volume of child abuse material on the internet exacerbated by the pandemic, the […]

EU disburses €460 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to Tunisia, Kosovo, Montenegro and North Macedonia

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has today made further disbursements under its COVID-19 Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) package to Tunisia, Kosovo, Montenegro and North Macedonia. The disbursements of €300 million to Tunisia, €50 million to Kosovo, €30 million to Montenegro and €80 […]

State aid: Commission approves €12.835 million Italian aid measure to compensate Alitalia for further damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has found that an Italian aid measure of €12.835 million to support Alitalia is in line with EU State aid rules. This measure aims at compensating the airline for the damages suffered on certain routes due to the coronavirus outbreak during […]

How data is transforming the way we care for the ocean

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Bjorn Tore Markussen, Chief Executive Officer, C4IR Ocean, Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Ocean & Kristian Teleki, Director of the Friends of Ocean Action, World Economic Forum, and Director, Sustainable Ocean Initiative, World Resources Institute Turning commitments […]

Ending HIV: The contribution of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. George Vaiopoulos, a 21 years old fourth-year medical student at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He 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 […]

Tech can reach the world’s unbanked women – but only if they tell us how it should work

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joseph Thompson, Co-founder and CEO, Aid:Tech • Women make up the majority of the global unbanked population. • Lack of formal ID is one common barrier to accessing financial services. • Understanding the needs of end users is […]

Outbreak or breakout? How to protect prison populations from COVID-19

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ben Weisman, Project Lead, Financial Innovation, World Economic Forum & Matthew Blake, Head of Shaping the Future of Financial and Monetary Systems, World Economic Forum Significant parts of many prison populations have been released as an emergency response […]

Working from home? Here are 5 tips for a more human digital experience

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: So-Young Kang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Gnowbe As working from home becomes the norm, it’s a good opportunity to re-evaluate how we connect digitally. A tech-driven approach can miss the nuances of human contact. Here are 5 […]

How does your immune system work?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Phil Cain, Writer, Formative Content Until a vaccine is available, our immune systems will need to adapt unaided to COVID-19. The immune system is the body’s multi-level defence network against potentially harmful bacteria, viruses and other organisms. A […]