How digitization can make the fashion industry more sustainable

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ankiti Bose, Co-founder & CEO, Zilingo The fashion industry is rightfully vilified for being environmentally unsustainable. It takes over 4,000 litres of water to make a pair of jeans and most of that water is not recycled. The […]

European Commission reaffirms the primacy of EU law

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today’s oral presentation of the ruling by the Polish Constitutional Tribunal raises serious concerns in relation to the primacy of EU law and the authority of the Court of Justice of the European Union. The Commission upholds and reaffirms the founding principles of the […]

Statement by Commissioner Kyriakides on the review by the European Medicines Agency of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Following a  formal request by the European Commission, the European Medicines Agency has reviewed additional vaccination and epidemiological data submitted by Member States in relation to the AstraZeneca vaccine to give a more precise scientific opinion on the safety profile of the vaccine in […]

COVID-19: Commission steps up research funding and selects 17 projects in vaccine development, treatment and diagnostics

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Following the publication of a €10 million call in January, the Commission has secured an additional €37.5 million for urgently needed research on COVID-19 vaccine development, treatment and diagnostics. This action is part of the coordinated EU response to the public health threat of […]

New Zealand will have a new ‘well-being budget,’ says Jacinda Ardern

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ceri Parker, Commissioning Editor, Agenda, World Economic Forum Jacinda Ardern has unveiled a new approach to running New Zealand’s finances. “We need to address the societal well-being of our nation, not just the economic well-being,” she said during a […]

E-Governance: A powerful tool to combat, mitigate and sustainably manage disaster risks

  This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations.  E-governance plays a critical role in building inclusive, resilient societies both before and in response to disasters, according to a United Nations report issued this week. The 2018 E-Government Survey highlights the complex challenges and varied opportunities of deploying e-government services. Contributing to […]

How a teen refugee survived a shipwreck and saved a baby’s life

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Melissa Fleming, Spokesperson for the High Commissioner/ Chief of Communications, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) This excerpt is from Melissa Fleming’s new book “A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea”. The book was chosen as June’s […]

Technology is delivering better access to financial services. Here’s how

This article is brought to you based on the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Philippe Le Houérou, Chief Executive Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC) & Dan Schulman, President and Chief Executive Officer, PayPal. Digital technology is spurring financial inclusion around the world, enabling millions more people and businesses to join the global […]

GSMA outlines new developments for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018

Sponsored content GSMA Announces First Speakers and Co-Located Events, Additional Exhibitors, Partners and Sponsors 15 March 2018, Hong Kong: The GSMA today highlighted new developments for the 2018 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including the first confirmed conference speakers, and co-located events, as well as new exhibitors, partners and sponsors. Mobile World Congress Shanghai will […]