Green Deal: EU invests over €110 million in LIFE projects for environment and climate in 11 EU countries

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission is announcing an investment of over €110 million into LIFE programme integrated projects for environmental and climate protection, selected after a call for proposals covering the year 2020. The funding will support new major environmental and climate projects in 11 EU […]

Dubai has just increased the cost of landfill. Can it hit zero waste by 2030?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Malek Sukkar, CEO, Averda The Dubai government has ordered a major rise in the cost of depositing non-recyclable waste. More measures need to be introduced if the emirate is to hit its target of zero waste by 2030. […]

Covid 19: The end is the new beginning

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Saman Naaz, pursuing her medical education from the European University. She is in 4th year and is really into medicine. 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 […]

Pivotal Role of Young Medical Students in Health Policy Making

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Shirazum Munira is a third year medical student currently studying in Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 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 writer and […]

EU further steps up its support to the people of Belarus

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission will mobilise an additional €30 million to further strengthen its support to the people of Belarus. This new funding will complement and expand the already existing EU support for youth, independent media, small and medium-sized enterprises in exile, and culture. President […]

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 […]

European Green Deal: Commission proposes new strategy to protect and restore EU forests

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission adopted the New EU Forest Strategy for 2030, a flagship initiative of the European Green Deal that builds on the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030. The strategy contributes to the package of measures proposed to achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions […]

Deal on new rules for EU regional, cohesion and social funds over next 7 years

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. On Tuesday, EU legislators reached a provisional political agreement on how EU countries will be able to spend EU regional, cohesion and social funds for 2021-2027. Parliament’s and Council’s negotiators agreed that the total resources for economic, social and territorial funds available for 2021-2027 […]

Still a long way to go to achieve gender equality in all EU countries

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Press Statement by EP Vice-President Dimitrios Papadimoulis and Women’s Rights Committee Chair Evelyn Regner after the publication of the 2020 Gender Equality Index. In the context of the first European Gender Equality Week, the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) released its 2020 Gender […]

Hackers can use public USB chargers to steal personal data. Here’s what you need to know about ‘juice jacking’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Formative Content, Charging your phone at public USB points like those in airports may put you at risk of ‘juice jacking’ Hackers can steal your data and passwords in public locations The Los Angeles District Attorney […]