Why we should invest in mental health in Africa

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Mayberry, CEO, StrongMinds Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. As many as 300 million experience depression globally, with the World Bank considering it “the greatest thief of productive economic life.” Nowhere is this issue more […]

Coronavirus: Commission welcomes Parliament’s quick green light for proposed new resources to protect lives and livelihoods

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission welcomes today’s votes by the European Parliament which allow for the rapid implementation of a number of Commission proposals to tackle the coronavirus crisis. The votes today allow for: an unprecedented redirection of cohesion policy funds to address the effects of the […]

Human rights breaches in Nigeria and Burundi

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted two resolutions taking stock of the human rights and rule of law situation in Nigeria and Burundi. Nigeria Following the recent terrorist attacks in the country, the European Parliament strongly condemns the repeated violations of human rights and […]

The relation of deforestation and respiratory diseases

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Eloyne Sartor Holanda Moraes, a 22 year-old medical student born in Guarantã do Norte – Mato Grosso, Brazil, resident of Maringá – Paraná, Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

Fleeing Venezuela: MEPs to probe humanitarian conditions in Colombia and Brazil

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs will visit Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil next week to assess the humanitarian situation of people fleeing Venezuela. From 25 to 29 June, five MEPs headed by Agustín Díaz de Mera (EPP, ES) will travel to Colombia’s capital city Bogotá and the […]