EU-Moldova: Commission proposes €150 million in Macro-Financial Assistance

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Following a request by the Republic of Moldova, the European Commission has adopted today a proposal for a new Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) operation of up to €150 million, out of which up to €30 million would be provided in grants and up to €120 […]

Commission supports Croatia with €319 million for the series of earthquakes in Sisak-Moslavina, Karlovac and Zagreb Counties

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission has adopted the financing decision awarding €319 million of EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) support to Croatia following the devastating series of earthquakes that hit Sisak-Moslavina, Karlovac and Zagreb Counties in December 2020 and January 2021. This catastrophe came only a few months […]

Can One Health Approach eliminate the threat of Antimicrobial Resistance to Global Health Agenda?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Shirazum Munira, a third year medical student currently studying in Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College,Dhaka,Bangladesh. 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 […]

How road pricing is tackling congestion and pollution in cities like London and Singapore

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kayleigh Bateman, Senior Writer, Formative Content Private vehicle traffic is skyrocketing – bringing with it more traffic jams, longer travel times and worsening air quality. Modifying road pricing can play a pivotal role in solving these challenges as […]

One health, one life: serious problems with simple solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Nicholas Karolak, a third-year student of Medical Rescue at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Collegium Medicum im. Ludwik Rydygier in Bydgoszcz, Poland. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece […]

Political deal on protecting workers from hazardous substances

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. A revision of rules to protect workers of carcinogenic and other hazardous substances has been informally agreed on Thursday by Parliament and Council negotiators. During the negotiations, MEPs secured the inclusion of reprotoxic substances in the fourth Carcinogens and Mutagens at Work Directive (CMD4). […]

European Green Deal: Commission proposals to remove, recycle and sustainably store carbon

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today the Commission adopted a Communication on Sustainable Carbon Cycles, setting out how to increase removals of carbon from the atmosphere. To balance out the impacts of our CO2 emissions, the EU will need to drastically reduce its reliance on fossil carbon, upscale carbon […]

How to spare low-income countries from ‘economic collapse’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: John Letzing, Digital Editor, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum Many less-wealthy countries face worsening debt problems as the pandemic lingers. Some say the design of the global financial system is inherently unfair to them. An initiative designed to […]

One health approach for achieving global health agenda

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Maha Khan, An Asian, currently doing MBBS from Rashid Latif Medical College, affiliated with the University of Health and Science, 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 […]

How chemistry is part of the solution to climate change – and not just part of the problem

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Niklas Gustafsson, Secretary to the board of the Volvo Environment Prize foundation, Volvo Group Chemical-based products often have a harmful impact on the environment, including their CO2 emissions toll. Green chemistry minimizes the use of hazardous substances when […]

European Health Union: Commission welcomes agreement on a stronger European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Last night, the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on a reinforced role for the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The revised ECDC mandate will allow the agency to take a stronger role in supporting the EU and its […]