How scaling up investment in fragile states can help achieve SDGs

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael Jongeneel, Chief Executive Officer, Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) With inequality on the rise and the climate crisis raging across our planet, time is running out to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We believe in a world […]

Devastating floods hit Pakistan – and other environment stories you need to read this week

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content This weekly round-up brings you key environment stories from the past seven days. Top stories: Devastating floods hit Pakistan; Europe facing worst drought in 500 years; US government to spend more than […]

How natural language processing can help relieve the healthcare worker shortage

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tashfeen Suleman, CEO, CloudMedx The WHO predicts a shortage of 18 million health workers by 2030. A new survey shows the “biggest pain points” affecting these workers: increasing use of tech can add even more layers of documentation. […]

Are we doing enough to prevent future pandemics?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wellcome Trust The scientific community’s rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the critical importance of accessing real-time data. To predict, detect and prevent the diseases of tomorrow from potentially escalating, we need a […]

Questions and Answers on the EU Digital Covid Certificate

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Parliament and Council negotiators agreed on an EU Digital Covid Certificate to facilitate travel within the EU without discrimination from 1 July. EU member states have introduced travel restrictions in order to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The European Commission drafted a proposal […]