3 things governments can do to finance the net-zero transition

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Manuela Stefania Fulga, Platform Curator, Banking and Capital Markets, World Economic Forum, Jianyi Chen, Project Fellow, Financing the Transition to a Net-Zero Future initiative, World Economic Forum “We need a transition at the scale of the industrial revolution […]

The Importance of Safe and Legal Abortions in Healthcare

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Fatima Farooq, a fourth year medical student from 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 to the writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the […]

2 years of growth in the trillion trees movement

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nicole Schwab, Co-Head, Nature-Based Solutions; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum, Gill Einhorn, Head, 1t.org, World Economic Forum Geneva 1t.org was launched against a backdrop of worldwide interest in nature. Two years on, we are seeing progress […]

Europe’s source of ‘energy security’ is facing headwinds. This is why 

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 The Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline normally provides much of Europe’s energy but it was recently throttled. This supply cut is seen as Russia’s response to sanctions applied following […]

How to address Alzheimer’s disease and support healthier ageing

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: David E. Bloom, Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, Harvard School of Public Health, Nathaniel Counts, Senior vice president for behavioral health innovation and clinical assistant professor, Mental Health America and The Department of Psychiatry and […]

MEPs want to strengthen new EU rules for design, production and disposal of batteries

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs say new measures for batteries are crucial for the transition to a circular and climate-neutral economy and for EU’s competitiveness and strategic autonomy. The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) adopted on Thursday, with 74 votes in favour, 8 […]

Facebook Files: MEPs to invite whistleblower Frances Haugen to a hearing

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Lead MEPs from the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee decided to invite Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen to a hearing on 8 November. The decision to organise a public hearing in the European Parliament on “Whistleblowers’ testimonies on the negative impact of big tech […]

Smart cities are great but we also need smart villages

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pekka Lundmark, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nokia The COVID-19 pandemic showed the importance of connectivity, but also highlighted a growing digital divide – 3.6 billion people lack even the most basic internet access. Governments are increasingly recognizing […]

Yemen: EU allocates €119 additional million for humanitarian crisis

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today the Commission announced an additional €119 million in humanitarian and development aid to alleviate vulnerable Yemenis’ suffering from over 6 years of conflict. Yemen is the country with the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with close to 70% of the population in need of […]

Can the whole world live in peace?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Mohammed Mater, a member of Medical Students Association from Yemen, NAMS-Yemen. He is affiliated to 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 […]

We must treat cybersecurity as a public good. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mariarosaria Taddeo, Research Fellow and Deputy Director, Digital Ethics Lab, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford & Francesca Bosco, Project Lead, Cyber-Resilience, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum Soon your fridge will be able to buy your food on […]

European Junior Enterprise Network – Ready to take the Step Into the Future?

Endorsed content The Junior Enterprise concept is gathering every year more passionate students that are always looking to do more and better, improving the world where they live with their entrepreneurial spirit. The JADE Spring Conference is the main international Junior Enterprise Network event in Europe, taking place between the 7th and the 10th of […]