Lessons learnt, unlearnt or re-learnt? Analyzing the third wave of COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Fatima Irshad, a nineteen year old, second year medical student currently enrolled in Sheikh Zayed Medical College, 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 […]

Parliament: EU27 need €2 trillion recovery package to tackle COVID-19 fallout

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. In a resolution on the post-2020 EU budget revision and economic recovery plans, MEPs demand a robust package, focused on citizens’ needs and building on the EU budget. The resolution was adopted on Friday by 505 votes in favour, 119 against and 69 abstentions. […]

COVID-19: MEPs free up over €3 billion to support EU healthcare sector

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. More tests, help for doctors and nurses to care for the sick: Parliament approved €3.08 billion in EU aid on Friday. The EU funds should directly support healthcare systems in EU member states in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The initiative should allow […]

The 5 lessons from New York Climate Week to help us combat deforestation

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Justin Adams, Director, Tropical Forest Alliance 2020, World Economic Forum Post-New York Climate Week and the Sustainable Development Impact Summit running alongside the UN General Assembly, it’s an opportune moment to reflect on the climate crisis and deforestation’s role […]

These countries have the most doctoral graduates

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rosamond Hutt, Senior Writer, Formative Content Do you hold a doctorate? If the answer is yes, you’re among a small but increasing proportion of adults to have earned the highest degree awarded in academia. Just 1.1% of 25- to […]

These countries have the most powerful passports

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Travel broadens the mind, according to the oft-quoted idiom. But how far and how frequently you travel depends on a combination of factors. The opportunity to travel can be something of a luxury, […]

The eight types of AI you should know about

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jen Hyatt, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, troo.ai Artificial intelligence (AI) is a broadly-used term, akin to the word manufacturing, which can cover the production of cars, cupcakes or computers. Its use as a blanket term disguises how […]

A rapid deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the war-torn Yemen

Endorsed content Last week has witnessed a rapid deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the war-torn Yemen, due to the recent blockade of the country’s borders. Since 2015, the Yemeni Civil War has left behind severe economic, social, environmental, and medical repercussions. Despite global attempts to save lives, alleviate suffering and decrease the burden of […]