Europe Day: discover the European Union on 9 May 2021

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The EU institutions will open their ‘virtual’ doors to celebrate Europe Day on 9 May. People across the EU and beyond will be able to find out more about the European Union and what it does. Across the week, you can learn all about […]

3 projects that show we can deliver on the pledge to conserve, restore and grow one trillion trees

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jad Daley, President and CEO, American Forests On Arbor Day 2021, the US Chapter of 1t.org is celebrating a dramatic surge in new pledges that deliver on the 1t.org vision to simultaneously empower action at all levels. Pledges […]

Joint Statement on European Immunization Week 2021: Celebrating the past, present and future benefits of vaccines

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. On the occasion of European Immunization Week 2021, Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Hans Henri P. Kluge, Regional Director, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe, and Afshan Khan, Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, United Nations Children’s Fund […]

Commission welcomes the political agreement on the proposal for a Public Sector Loan Facility of the Just Transition Mechanism

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission welcomes today’s political agreement by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission’s proposal for a new Public Sector Loan Facility (PSLF). With this, all the proposals of the Just Transition Mechanism (JTM) have been agreed, and are pending the final […]

These 3 World Heritage marine sites store billions of tonnes of CO2

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content 50 marine protected World Heritage sites across 37 nations capture and store an estimated 5 billion tonnes of carbon, according to a UNESCO report. Three sites in Australia – the Great Barrier […]

State aid: Commission approves €6 billion German measure to recapitalise Lufthansa

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has approved German plans to contribute €6 billion to the recapitalisation of Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DLH), the parent company of Lufthansa Group. The measure was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as […]