Integrating migrants and refugees into the labour market: Commission and social and economic partners relaunch cooperation

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission, trade unions, chambers of commerce and employers’ organisations are renewing their cooperation to enhance the integration of migrants and refugees into the labour market. In a joint statement released today, they highlight areas for future focus, and express interest in cooperating […]

Is decentralization a panacea for development?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Vivin R Nair, Global Shaper, Trivandrum Hub, Decentralization has been presented as a system to improve economic outcomes. The outcome of decentralization varies according to different contexts. Policymakers should focus on capacity-building as a cornerstone of decentralization. There […]

3 cognitive biases perpetuating racism at work – and how to overcome them

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Adwoa Bagalini, Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion Lead, World Economic Forum In the wake of global protests against racial injustice, companies and individuals have been doing more to tackle racial inequality. But positive change can only be achieved through […]

State aid: Commission expands Temporary Framework to further support micro, small and start-up companies and incentivise private investments

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has adopted a third amendment to extend the scope of the State aid Temporary Framework adopted on 19 March 2020 to support the economy in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The Temporary Framework was first amended on 3 April 2020 […]