Ukrainians can keep their driving licences in the EU, say MEPs

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs backed on Thursday a proposal to allow Ukrainian refugees to keep their national driving licences, exempting them from the obligation to exchange them for EU ones. Only two weeks after the European Commission presented its proposal, MEPs agreed to simplify the procedure for […]

Ukrainians with disabilities are being left behind. It’s time for concerted humanitarian action

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Bincheng Mao, Global Shaper, New York Hub People with disabilities in Ukraine are not being fully served by current humanitarian structures. Inclusion and accessibility must be more thoroughly integrated into crisis response plans. The international community should support […]

Ukraine: war, refugees and an energy system under attack

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robin Pomeroy, Podcast Editor, World Economic Forum Ukraine energy companies and officials address a World Economic Forum event to discuss the situation and appeal for help. Nuclear safety raised as major concern. UNICEF describes plight of those caught […]

Easier Schengen Visas for non-EU holiday makers: A crucial issue for south Eurozone countries

With Brussels ‘digesting’ two historical developments, the annexation of Crimea by Russia and the creation of the European Banking Union, this new week predictably could be rather quiet. There is a problem though the Commission will try to resolve during the next few days. It’s the EU Schengen visa applications by non EU citizens, who […]