Our health systems are under pressure. Here are 9 ways to remedy that

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Helen Clark, Patron , The Helen Clark Foundation The pressures facing health systems around the world are increasing, and they are diverse. Some populations are youthful and fast-growing – others are ageing. Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies are affecting the […]

Half of the world’s population lack access to essential health services – are we doing enough?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kirsty McNeill, Executive Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns, Save the Children UK & Corry Jacobs, Head of Corporate Government Affairs, Global Health and Trade, GSK In 2015, world leaders agreed a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) […]

This is how attitudes to vaccines compare around the world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Silvina Moschini, Co-founder, TransparentBusiness, Inc. Doctors around the world are witnessing a spike in the number of measles cases, despite widespread access to an effective vaccine that prevents infection and has been available since the early 1960s. Measles can […]

Commission launches two projects to support cooperation and innovation in Romanian regions and cities

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission is launching two projects to provide expertise to Romanian regions and cities, in cooperation with the Romanian government and the World Bank. Under the first project, Commission and World Bank experts will help Romanian county capitals develop stronger links with their periphery […]

Toni Morrison: 10 quotes you should know

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content The world is paying tribute to literary great Toni Morrison, who passed away in New York after a short illness earlier this week. The author received numerous accolades over the course of […]

Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to O2 CZ, CETIN and T-Mobile CZ for their network sharing agreement

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has informed Czech operators of mobile telephony O2 CZ and T-Mobile CZ, as well as the Czech telecom infrastructure provider CETIN of its preliminary view that their network sharing agreement restricts competition in breach of EU antitrust rules. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in […]

If we want to solve climate change, water governance is our blueprint

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Elizabeth Taylor, Founder and CEO, WaterLoom The phrase “fail to prepare or prepare to fail” comes to mind as we enter an era in which governments and communities must band together to mitigate climate change. Part of what […]

Women in Switzerland have gone on strike – this is why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Formative Content It’s one of the wealthiest and democratic countries in the world, but as recently as 1991, some women in Switzerland were still denied the right to vote. As women marched for their rights, the Federal […]