World leaders must put women at centre of COVID-19 recovery

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Undersecretary-General and Executive Director, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN) The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the economic gender divide around the world. As G7 leaders meet this week, they […]

Updating the 2020 Industrial Strategy: towards a stronger Single Market for Europe’s recovery

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission updates the EU Industrial Strategy to ensure that its industrial ambition takes full account of the new circumstances following the COVID-19 crisis and helps to drive the transformation to a more sustainable, digital, resilient and globally competitive economy. The updated Strategy […]

A new European Research Area: Commission sets new plan to support green and digital transition and EU recovery

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission adopted a Communication on a new European Research Area for Research and Innovation. Based on excellence, competitive, open and talent-driven, the new European Research Area will improve Europe’s research and innovation landscape, accelerate the EU’s transition towards climate neutrality and […]

EU recovery and long-term budget: Leaders must do better

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Commenting on the draft conclusions for the 17 July EU summit, EP’s negotiators disagree with additional cuts to the long-term EU budget and urge the European Council to improve the text. “We have read the draft European Council conclusions (‘negotiating box’) presented by President […]