What is a Consumer Price Index and why is it important?

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 A Consumer Price Index (CPI) records the price of a wide range of goods and services in a country to keep track of inflation. It can include anything from a loaf of […]

Suspension of EU import duties on Ukrainian exports set for fast-track approval

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The International Trade Committee gave their green light on Monday for a one-year suspension of all EU import duties on Ukrainian exports to support the country’s economy. MEPs in the International Trade Committee approved a proposal of the temporary trade liberalisation of Ukrainian products, […]

European Health Union: A European Health Data Space for people and science

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission launched the European Health Data Space (EHDS), one of the central building blocks of a strong European Health Union. The EHDS will help the EU to achieve a quantum leap forward in the way healthcare is provided to people across […]

The Health sector and its impact on eliminating Gender Based Violence

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Saba Habtu, a 5th year medical student at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. 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 […]

Energy Security: Commission hosts first meeting of EU Energy Purchase Platform to secure supply of gas, LNG and hydrogen

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. In order to secure the EU’s energy supply at affordable prices in the current geopolitical context and to phase out dependency on Russian gas, the European Commission has established with the Member States an EU Platform for the common purchase of gas, LNG and […]

The pandemic within the pandemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Martina Trevisiol, a third-year Medical student at the University of L’Aquila (Italy). 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 […]

Financial services: European Commission adopts additional equivalence decisions for US exchanges

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has today adopted a decision declaring that a number of United States exchanges supervised by the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) are equivalent to EU regulated markets. As a result, derivatives traded on these US exchanges will now be treated as […]

Health Comes First in Century 21st

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Seemab Mehmood, 2 year medical student at Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore, 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 […]

These 13 innovative organizations are conserving and restoring India’s forest landscapes

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 In September 2021, UpLink and 1t.org launched the Trillion Trees Challenge in India, in collaboration with the Forum of Young Global Leaders and the Global Shapers Community. The initiative invited successful ecopreneurship […]

How can Health Systems become more resilient during crises and how can medical students advocate for and support it?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Sadia Khalid, Junior researcher, and a PhD candidate at Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), Estonia. 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 […]

A cyber risk balance sheet can protect your organization. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joshua Jaffe, Vice President Cyber Security, Dell Technologies & Nisha Almoula, Cybersecurity, Risk and Regulatory Senior Manager, PwC Cyberattacks are on the rise but many organizations are ill-equipped to deal with threats. A cyber risk balance sheet documents […]

Gen Z cares about sustainability more than anyone else – and is starting to make others feel the same

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny, Wood Writer, Formative Content Generation Z cares more about sustainable buying decisions than brand names, a new survey shows. This first generation of “digital natives” is inspiring other age groups to act more sustainably. The main reasons […]

Combining crops and solar panels is allowing Kenya to ‘harvest the sun twice’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Senior Writer, Formative Content There is huge potential for solar energy in Africa, but installing the arrays can have an impact on local ecosystems. Agrivoltaics is the simultaneous use of land for growing crops and generating […]

Health program’s resilience and chronic disease during COVID-19 pandemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Behnaz Rahati, a 5th-year medical student from the Golestan University of Medicine, Iran and a member of the Medical Students Iranian Association (a member of (IFMSA)). She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed […]

The rise of remote work means we need better ‘intercultural skills’ – this is what that means

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Tatiana Reuil, Global Shaper, Buenos Aires Hub The pandemic has ushered in a new era of remote work and companies must create the best conditions for employees to accomplish their goals remotely. The ability to work remotely has […]

3 innovators in Africa growing food as a force for good

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 Climate change is worsening food security and stability in Africa’s Sahel region and forcing populations to migrate. Countries in the Sahel include Senegal, Mali, Niger, Chad, Nigeria and Mauritania. The UN’s Great […]

Human rights breaches in Myanmar, Mexico and Nagorno-Karabakh

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions on the respective human rights situations in Myanmar, Mexico and Nagorno-Karabakh. Myanmar, one year after the coup More than a year after the coup d’état in Myanmar on 1 February 2021, Parliament reiterates that it strongly […]

Proactive Integration of Refugees & Migrants

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Reem Mansour, a seventh year medical student at the University of Balamand in Lebanon. 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 do not necessarily […]

Boost offshore renewable energy sources to meet climate targets

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs set out recommendations on how to deploy offshore wind more quickly, in a report adopted on Wednesday. The report, voted on by MEPs in response to a European Commission communication, stresses that meeting the 2030 and 2050 targets requires faster deployment of offshore […]

Which countries could become the world’s hydrogen superpowers?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Writer, Formative Content Climate change and net-zero commitments are accelerating the shift from fossil fuels to alternatives such as clean hydrogen. The race is on to adopt hydrogen technologies, with some countries positioning to become tomorrow’s […]

Workplace ageism: is there privilege in being the ‘right age’?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sharon Raj In a world of ageing populations, extending working lives is widely viewed as an economic necessity. With up to four generations working alongside each other, organizations must ensure that their workplaces are inclusive. The LSE’s Sharon […]

How our economy could become more ‘nature-positive’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Carlos Manuel Rodríguez Echandi, Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility and Frances Seymour, Distinguished Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute A new World Economic Forum white paper sets out how our economies stand to gain from nature-positive […]

3 surprising reasons why cities are struggling to slash emissions

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Adam Gromis, Public Policy Manager, Sustainability & Environmental Impact, Uber Technologies and Maya Ben Dror, Industry Manager, Automotive and New Mobility, World Economic Forum Geneva Cities account for 50% of global emissions and transport emissions from travel and […]

Stop calling young people ‘leaders of tomorrow’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Elizabeth Wathuti, Founder, Green Generation Initiative, Lindsey Prowse, Specialist, 1t.org North America, World Economic Forum Young people are proving to be increasingly important partners in delivering local action to tackle the climate crisis. When youth-led solutions are underfunded […]

5 reasons why eating insects could reduce climate change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Amrou Awaysheh, Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Executive Director, Indiana University Business Sustainability and Innovation Lab Kelley School of Business Indiana University, Christine J. Picard, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis […]

E-Health and telemedicine: Opportunities and obstacles surrounding digital media services

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Miss Sarosha Damani, a year 10 secondary school student in London, who is studying towards her GCSEs. 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 do […]

Will the Doctor Win Over Artificial Intelligence?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Natasha Sharma, a 4th Year medical student from Gauhati Medical College, Assam, India. 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 do not necessarily reflect […]

E-Health and Telemedicine: An Accelerative Revolution

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Ahmed M Lahmady, a third year medical student at Hadhramout University College of Medicine (HUCOM), Yemen. He 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 do […]

3 reasons why private equity will enable the post-pandemic economy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andrew S. Weinberg, Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Brightstar Capital Partners As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, any meaningful and sustainable economic recovery will again be driven by small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs). SMEs were […]

When is the pandemic going to end?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Ronaldo Pichardo, a 22-year-old medical student at the university “Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He 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 […]

We know plastic pollution is bad – but how exactly is it linked to climate change?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Senior Writer, Formative Content Many plastics end up in the ocean, where they release greenhouse gases as they slowly break down. Plastic incineration is a significant source of air pollution. Establishing a circular economy is crucial […]

Accenture at MWC Barcelona: Reset. Reinvent. Rebound

Happy New Year! At Accenture we remain cautiously optimistic about our annual pilgrimage to Barcelona; excited to connect with colleagues and peers who we haven’t seen in far too long. MWC ’22 is just around the corner and like most everything else, transformation is happening all around us. The world is a profoundly different place […]

Connectivity is unleashed at MWC Barcelona 2022

Barcelona Spain 28 February – 3 March 2022 It’s time to reconnect, reimagine, and reinvent MWC Barcelona is the world’s most influential event for the connectivity industry. It’s where world-leading companies and trailblazers share the latest thought leadership about the progression and future of connectivity. And it’s the best place for networking opportunities with mobile […]