This is how the world can get routine vaccinations back on track

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content COVID-19 is disrupting immunization efforts in many vulnerable areas of the world. 80 million children under the age of one may miss life-saving vaccination. Learning from how some countries recovered from other […]

Competition: The European Commission launches a process to address the issue of collective bargaining for the self-employed

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission is launching today a process to ensure that the EU competition rules do not stand in the way of collective bargaining for those who need it. The initiative seeks to ensure that working conditions can be improved through collective agreements not […]

How COVID-19 has changed what we search for online

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Charlton, Senior Writer, Formative Content ‘Can children pass on coronavirus?’ searches spiked around the world on 12 May. Meanwhile, searches for quarantine hobbies in the United States rose by 400%. Employment support was widely searched for. What […]

Don’t let the virus quarantine your mind –Ways to strengthen “Mental” immunity

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Ankit Gautam, a final year medical student at Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, India. 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 not […]

Coronavirus: rescEU masks delivered to Spain, Italy and Croatia

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Following last week’s delivery to Italy, more batches of FFP2 protective masks are being distributed this weekend to Spain, Italy and Croatia from rescEU – the first ever common European reserve of medical equipment set up last month to help countries affected by the […]

How public transportation provides key lifelines during COVID-19

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mouchka Heller, Project Manager, Seamless Integrated Mobility System, World Economic Forum & Jana Lynott, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, AARP Public transit has continued to fill key transportation gaps for many during the coronavirus crisis. Waived fares have helped […]

10 ways COVID-19 could reshape offices

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Harry Kretchmer, Senior Writer, Formative Content Millions of people in China have returned to work, and other countries are considering easing lockdowns in phases. Organizations should plan how to adapt offices to comply with social distancing rules. Real […]

COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic on 9 April

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Linda Lacina, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum In this daily round-up, we’ll bring you a selection of the latest news updates on the coronavirus pandemic, as well as tips and tools to help you stay informed and protected. […]

Writing a greener story in Asia and the Pacific amidst COVID-19 outbreak

This article was written for The European Sting by Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) . The opinions expressed in this article belong to our distinguished writer. Rising economic prosperity and poverty reduction may not tell the whole […]

These LGBTQI Davos leaders shared their advice on coming out

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content 50 years after the Stonewall riots, the global LGBTQI community still faces huge challenges. 5 leaders at Davos shared their advice for young people today on how to tackle the issues around […]

8 top stories from the week in Davos 2020

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ceri Parker, Commissioning Editor, Agenda, World Economic Forum Climate change was in the spotlight at Davos 2020. The future of capitalism, AI and jobs were also key areas. The meeting was the World Economic Forum’s 50th anniversary. 1. […]

Here’s how businesses can make the circular economy a reality

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alain Bejjani, Chief Executive Officer, Majid Al Futtaim Half of all existing plastic was manufactured in the last 13 years. Less than 10% of all plastic has been recycled. Corporations like Dell, PepsiCo, British Telecom and Majid Al […]