Measuring wealth: a key step to effectively narrow the gender gap

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Manjit Basi, Senior Director, WTW According to the new Wealth Equity Index, women accumulate only 74% of the wealth that men have at retirement. Women are cumulatively disadvantaged throughout their working careers. Purpose-driven leadership and equitable total rewards […]

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 […]

HERA secures vaccines for EU Member states in response to the monkeypox outbreaks

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, HERA, the European Commission’s Health Preparedness and Response Authority, concluded a contract with the company Bavarian Nordic to purchase 109 090 doses of their 3rd generation vaccines in response to the current monkeypox outbreaks. As the number of cases continues to grow, this […]

Meeting the crypto regulatory challenge

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alpen Sheth, Senior Technologist, Mercy Corps Ventures Cryptocurrency adoption has soared during the COVID-19 pandemic, as everyone from private investors and public companies to underbanked individuals realised the benefits of digital currencies. Regulators have struggled to keep up […]

Nagorno Karabakh conflict: EU allocates additional €10 million to support those affected

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. As part of its efforts to strengthen resilience and peace building in the South Caucasus, the Commission is today delivering on its pledge to contribute an additional €10 million in humanitarian aid, including some very early recovery to help civilians affected by the recent […]

5 ways to reduce risk while fuelling IT innovation and growth

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Christian Rast, Global Head of Technology & Knowledge, KPMG & Tom Koehler, Global Head, Citizen Developer Program, KPMG • New technology allows businesses with little or no coding experience to enter app development. • This democratization comes with […]

4 tech innovations that support people with disabilities working from home

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Remote working is proving tough for the 1.3 billion people who live with some form of disability. Popular apps being used to stay connected through the pandemic can exclude people with disabilities. […]

5G security: Member States report on progress on implementing the EU toolbox and strengthening safety measures

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Press release by the European Commission and the German Presidency of the Council of the EU Today, EU Member States, with the support of the European Commission and ENISA, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, published a report on the progress made in implementing the […]

Pandemic and quarantine: What can we do for our mental health?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Elomar Rezende Moura, a first year medical student from Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil at UNIT (Tiradentes University). The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the topic, nor The European Sting’s one. It is not […]