Coronavirus: Commission proposes an updated framework for travel from outside the EU, prioritising vaccinated travellers, with strong safeguards

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission is proposing today to update the Council recommendation on non-essential travel from outside the EU to simplify the framework and reflect recent developments. Priority will be given to vaccinated travellers. Member States should reopen systematically to those vaccinated with vaccines having completed […]

Children are dying from air pollution. Here’s how we can protect them

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Riya Master, Undergraduate Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School & Neha Rana, Undergraduate Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School & Ben Grobman, Medical Student, Harvard Medical School & David Duong, Director, Program in Global Primary Care and Social Change, Harvard […]

Will WTO members act now to end harmful fisheries subsidies?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Peter Thomson, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean and Co-Chair, Friends of Ocean Action Every year over $20 billion of taxpayers’ money funds harmful fisheries subsidies around the world. Members of the WTO have been negotiating rules […]

Is infinite economic growth possible on a finite planet?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Riya Master, Undergraduate Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School 7 Neha Rana, Undergraduate Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School 7 Ben Grobman, Medical Student, Harvard Medical School 7 David Duong, Director, Program in Global Primary Care and Social Change, Harvard […]

Elderly care from the perspective of intersectionality

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Liliany Mirelly Bezerra Alves, a first-year medical student at the State University of Rio Grande do Norte – UERN, Brazil. 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 […]

State Aid: Commission invites comments on proposed revision of EU State aid rules for deployment of broadband networks

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has today launched a targeted public consultation inviting all interested parties to comment on a proposed revision of the Guidelines on State aid rules for broadband networks (the ‘Broadband Guidelines’). Interested parties can respond to the consultation until 11 February 2022. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, […]