6 new breakthroughs in the fight against cancer

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 Cancer is one of the world’s biggest killers, leading to 10 million deaths in 2020. But scientists are using artificial intelligence, DNA sequencing, precision oncology and other technologies to improve treatment and […]

The final countdown towards achieving 2030 Agenda

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Mirza Zain Baig, a 3rd Year MBBS student in Nawaz Sharif Medical College, Gujrat and a member of IFMSA, 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 […]

United States–European Commission Joint Statement: Launch of the joint COVID-19 Manufacturing and Supply Chain Taskforce

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. 1. Ending the COVID-19 pandemic through global cooperation remains our first priority. That cooperation includes efforts toward smooth manufacturing and supply chains for COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics. 2. U.S. and EU supply chains for COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics are closely intertwined. a. Critical raw […]

Urgency, innovation and partnership: applying lessons from COVID-19 to tackle the climate

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Matthew Blake, Head of Shaping the Future of Financial and Monetary Systems, World Economic Forum & Akash Shah, Chief Growth Officer, BNY Mellon Among the most important lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic is that public-private partnerships on […]

Here’s how to retain employees during the ‘Great Resignation’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: David R. Mayer Senior Partner, Lippincott, Oliver Wyman’s creative Brand and Innovation consultancy & Kate Bravery, Global Advisory and Insight Leader, Mercer (MMC) Companies currently have a record number of open positions in the US, and worldwide 41% […]

€30 billion for infrastructure projects connecting EU regions

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Wednesday, Parliament adopted the upgraded Connecting Europe Facility programme and released new funds for transport, digital and energy projects for 2021-2027. The upgraded Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme, agreed between Parliament and Council in March and worth €30 billion for 2021 to 2027, […]

Why the colour of your fruit and vegetables matters

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 Plant-sourced foods are good for you. Agriculture plays a unique role in food security. A third of all food produced globally is wasted. Better management of food chains can help minimise waste. […]

Recovery and Resilience Facility: Germany and Greece submit official recovery and resilience plans

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission has received official recovery and resilience plans from Germany and Greece. These plans set out the reforms and public investment projects that each Member State plans to implement with the support of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The RRF is the […]

What is the Internet of Things?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Natalie Marchant, Writer, Formative Content From fitness trackers to smart heating systems, the Internet of Things (IoT) describes the growing network of internet-enabled devices. It’s also enabling smart cities and, in future, driverless cars. Along with other emerging […]

How to navigate a stop-and-start pandemic economy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Bruce Spear, Partner, aviation practice, Oliver Wyman & Patrick Daoust, Partner, operations practice, Oliver Wyman & Edwin Anderson PhD, Partner, financial services practice, Oliver Wyman Recurring coronavirus outbreaks are creating an unprecedented stop-and-start economy; Companies successfully navigating this […]