Serious breach of international law: MEPs call on UK not to adopt new bill

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The UK Contact Group co-Chairs David McAllister, Bernd Lange and Nathalie Loiseau issued the following statement on Tuesday after a meeting with Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič. “We are deeply concerned with the UK’s unilateral action, which constitutes a serious and unacceptable breach of international […]

Four inspiring things emerging in the African tech space

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Chisom Udemezue, Assistant Manager, Knowledge Management, Clean Tech Hub Nigeria, Oluwole Hammond, Global Shaper, Abuja Hub, Africa’s tech ecosystem has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, with 2021 seeing a record number of investments. Tech start-ups across the […]

Gender-based cyberviolence: MEPs demand harmonised sanctions and victim support

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Tuesday, the committees on Civil Liberties and Women’s Rights demanded legislation to fight gender-based cyber violence. The draft legislative initiative report, approved with 76 votes in favour, 8 against and 8 abstentions, restates the EU’s lack of a legal framework to combat gender-based […]

We asked young people about work and skills. Here’s what they told us

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nadi Albino, Senior Advisor, Partnerships, Generation Unlimited & Robert E. Moritz, Global Chairman, PwC We polled 11,000 young people around the world and spoke to a small group of them about the future of work and skills. Almost […]

EU increases humanitarian assistance for Palestine to over €34 million

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the EU has increased its humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable people in Palestine by €8 million, taking the total to €34.4 million this year. The additional funding will be dedicated to supporting victims of the recent violence. EU humanitarian funding for 2021 […]

COVID-19: MEPs urge quick action to prevent “huge recession”

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. In an EP webinar on the EU’s long-term budget and response to the crisis, MEPs urged that the recovery fund must be set up as soon as possible to prevent a major recession. In Tuesday’s EP webinar for journalists on the EU long-term budget […]