EU elections: MEPs want transnational lists and all countries to vote on 9 May

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The Constitutional Affairs Committee proposes a reform of the European Electoral Act defining common minimum electoral standards and a Union-wide constituency. With 19 votes to 9 and without any abstentions, the EP Committee on Constitutional Affairs backed on Monday a legislative initiative to replace […]

Human rights breaches in the Philippines, Iran and Burkina Faso

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Thursday, Parliament adopted three resolutions on the human rights situation in the Philippines and Iran and the political crisis in Burkina Faso. The recent human rights developments in the Philippines Parliament strongly condemns the thousands of extrajudicial killings and other serious human rights […]

Why Mexico is ideally placed to become a zero-carbon shipping fuels hub

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Skov Christiansen, Lead, Shipping Emissions and Ocean Agenda, World Economic Forum Geneva, Rosa Esi Ennison, Project Specialist, Shaping the Future of Mobility, World Economic Forum Mexico holds great potential for a robust zero-carbon shipping fuels sector. Its […]

What are low-carbon emitting technologies? An expert explains

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alexander Sauer, Director, Institute for Energy Efficiency in Production (EEP), University of Stuttgart & Abhinav Chugh, Content and Partnerships Lead, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum Access to affordable renewable energy and their deployment are key enablers for decarbonization […]

Guidelines on State aid for climate, environmental protection and energy 2022

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. What are the main changes introduced in the revised Guidelines on State aid for climate, environmental protection and energy (‘CEEAG’)? The new Guidelines provide the framework for public authorities to support the European Green Deal objectives efficiently and with minimum distortions of competition. In […]

Training a new generation of cybersecurity experts

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand globally and companies are struggling to find people with the right skills. The impact The World Economic Forum Centre for Cybersecurity and its partners have launched a set of initiatives to reduce the […]

Overseas Countries and Territories: Stepping up cooperation for green prosperity and improved learning and skills

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission is reinforcing its partnership with Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs), which have constitutional links to Denmark, France and The Netherlands, based on jointly agreed priority areas. To underpin this cooperation, the Commission has adopted a financial contribution of €385.4 million for the […]