MEPs call for partnership of equals with US to address global challenges

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs advocate the EU’s strategic autonomy and call for better EU-US coordination on China to avoid tensions such as the ones caused by AUKUS deal. In a resolution on future EU-US relations, MEPs welcome the US’s support for rules-based multilateralism, as this provides an […]

EU at UNGA 76: working together to address global challenges

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. A High-level European Union Delegation will attend the 76th United Nations General Assembly next week in New York. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year EU representatives will host and participate in events and meetings in a hybrid format – in person and virtual – […]

If you want to make progress on all the major global challenges, start with water

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Madeleine Bell, Strategy & Special Projects, Desolenator No individual, city or business is exempt from needing clean water in the long run. We are perilously close to 2025, when it is predicted that half of the world’s population […]

Science leads the response to COVID-19. These 25 scientists are tackling the other global challenges

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alice Hazelton, Programme Lead, Science and Society, World Economic Forum & Martha Chahary, Lead, Young Scientists Community, World Economic Forum Scientists have maximum visibility in the COVID-19 response, while proposing solutions to other global challenges, from climate change […]

New systemic approach needed to tackle global challenges

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. The impacts of the coronavirus on people’s health and daily life, stock markets, and businesses illustrate the increasingly interconnected nature of the challenges facing governments around the world. Putting systemic thinking at the centre of policy making will be essential to address these issues in an […]

OECD’s Gurría calls for overhaul of economic thinking to address global challenges

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. The challenges we face in our era of rapid, disruptive change are daunting, but we are starting to develop the tools, techniques and concepts to meet them, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said. Speaking at a NAEC conference on Averting Systemic Collapse, he said: “Our economic systems […]

At G20 Summit OECD’s Gurría says collective action vital to tackle global challenges

This article is brought to you in association with OECD. International cooperation and collective action are critical to tackling the world’s major challenges, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said following the G20 Leaders’ Summit held in Buenos Aires amid heightened trade tensions but at which important advances were made on a number of priorities of Argentina’s presidency. […]