How Rwanda can leverage the Fourth Industrial Revolution to strengthen post-COVID-19 resilience

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Paula Ingabire, Minister of Information Communication Technology and Innovation, Ministry of Information Communication Technology and Innovation of Rwanda Rwanda has long placed technology and innovation at the heart of efforts to boost the country’s economic development. COVID-19 has […]

Veterinary medicines: New rules to promote animal health and fight antimicrobial resistance now apply

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. In the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a revamped legislation on veterinary medicinal products applies in the EU as from today. Adopted three years ago, this legislation is now a cornerstone to support the achievement of the objectives set in the European One Health […]

For green finance, climate policy is the new monetary policy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Huanhuan Zheng, Assistant Professor in Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore Green bonds are booming worldwide as investors seek out sustainable, profitable investments But ‘greenwashing’ threatens to undermine the pursuit of the 2015 […]

How blockchain accelerates small business growth and development

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gabriel Bizama, International Policy Lead, Stellar Development Foundation Blockchain technologies are revolutionizing how small- and medium enterprises (SMEs) are approaching their businesses. In developing economies, blockchain payment solutions can bridge a gap and open new markets for many […]

The Commission steps up action for high quality and inclusive youth volunteering

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. As one of the first concrete initiatives under the 2022 European Year of Youth, the Commission published today its proposal for a Council Recommendation on youth volunteering to facilitate transnational youth volunteering under the European Solidarity Corps or other schemes at national level. Recognising […]