5 curve-flattening technologies being developed by young people

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sarah Shakour, Project Specialist, Forum Foundations, World Economic Forum & Natalie Pierce, Interactions and Programming Lead, Global Shapers Community, Foundations, World Economic Forum Young people around the world are developing new technologies to help in the fight against […]

Young people are key to defusing unrest and restoring public trust

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Aleksander Dardeli, Executive Vice President, IREX Young people distrust public institutions dominated by older elites. Public institutions must stem the corruption that dilutes their legitimacy. Building trust requires education about the role public institutions play in young people’s […]

What young people can teach world leaders about mental health in 2020

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Naeem Dalal, Global Shaper, Lusaka Hub & Jazz Thornton, Founder, The Voices of Hope With 75% of mental health challenges starting in adolescence, young people are leading the way in youth mental health treatment, services and support; Nationally […]

DiscoverEU: 20,000 more young people will explore Europe in 2020

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Around 20,000 18-year-olds are set to receive a travel pass under the fourth and latest round of DiscoverEU, which attracted some75,000applications from across Europe. These young Europeans, selected on the basis of established award criteria and specific Member State quotas, can travel between 1 […]

It’s not just the protests. Here’s how young people are helping the planet

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Natalie Pierce, Project Specialist, Social Engagement, World Economic Forum According to the latest World Economic Forum Global Shapers Annual Survey, which covers more than 30,000 individuals under the age of 30 from 186 countries, climate change and the destruction […]

India is failing 175 million of its young people. Here’s the solution

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dipankar Trehan, Growth and Creative Lead, Mindler Education Pvt Ltd India’s great demographic dividend should hold enormous promise. There are 650 million Indians under the age of 25, and 845 million under 35, and the country’s workforce is expected […]

How young people are turning the tide against corruption

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Blair Glencorse, Founder and Executive Director, The Accountability Lab & Friday Odeh, Country Director, Accountability Lab Nigeria A deluge of corruption-related news and scandals has recently rocked the world. The President of Guatemala has expelled a key United Nations […]

The United States divorce rate is dropping, thanks to millennials

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author:  Johnny Wood Writer, Formative Content Young people in the United States are rebelling against their parents’ generation, though not in a way that you might expect. New research suggests Americans in their late 20s have a less than […]