[Ip-health] Programme for Coronavirus Global Response - Joining Forces to Accelerate the Development, Production and Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines, Diagnostics and Therapeutics - On-line Pledging Event

Thiru Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Mon May 4 04:31:30 PDT 2020


https://global-response.europa.eu/programme_en

European Union
Coronavirus Global Response
Programme

Coronavirus Global Response

Joining Forces to Accelerate the Development, Production and Equitable
Access to COVID-19 Vaccines, Diagnostics and Therapeutics - On-line
Pledging Event

3 pm CET – 5 pm CET

Moderator: H.E. Ms Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European
Commission

Welcome

H.E. Ms Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission
H.E. Mr Charles Michel, President of the European Council
H.E. Mr António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations
H.E. Mr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health
Organisation

Pledges by co-leads*

H.E. Mr Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic
H.E. Ms Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
H.E. Mr Abe Shinzō, Prime Minister of Japan
H.E. Ms Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway
H.E. Mr Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
H.E. Mr Giuseppe Conte, President of the Council of Ministers of the
Italian Republic, Future G20 Presidency
H.E. Mr Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, President of the Government of the
Kingdom of Spain
H.E. Mr Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, Minister of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia, G20 Presidency

* Speakers are intervening in protocol order

Remarks by Special Guests

His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan
H.E. Mr Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South
Africa, Chairperson of the African Union

Pledges by Governments*

H.S.H. Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco
H.E. Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Turkey
H.E. Ms Simonetta Sommaruga, President of the Swiss Confederation
H.E. Mr Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel
H.E. Mr Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

* Speakers are intervening in protocol order



Ms Melinda Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation



H.E. Mr Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
H.E. Mr Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Sweden
H.E. Mr António Costa, Prime Minister of the Portuguese Republic
H.E. Mr Andrej Plenković, Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia
H.E. Mr Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia



Dr Victor Dzau, Board Member, Global Preparedness Monitoring Board



H.E. Mr Boyko Borisov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria
H.E. Mr Leo Varadkar, Taoiseach of Ireland
H.E. Ms Ana Brnabić, President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia
H.E. Mr Andrej Babiš, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
H.E. Mr Mateusz Morawiecki, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland
H.E. Mr Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia
H.E. Ms Mette Frederiksen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark
H.E. Mr Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic
H.E. Mr Sebastian Kurz, Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria
H.E. Ms Sophie Wilmès, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium



Mr Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust, speaking also on behalf
of the Therapeutics Accelerator



H.E. Mr Edgars Rinkēvičs, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of
Latvia
H.E. Ms Kang Kyung-wha, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea
H.E. Mr Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United
Mexican States
H.E. Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, Minister of Foreign Affairs
of the State of Kuwait
H.E. Mr Anže Logar, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia
Mr Aurelijus Veryga, Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania
Mr Ahmed Al-Saidi, Minister of Health of the Sultanate of Oman
Ms Aino-Kaisa Pekonen, Minister of Social Affairs and Health of the
Republic of Finland
Ms Reem Al Hashimy, State Minister, responsible for international
cooperation and Member of the Cabinet), United Arab Emirates
H.E. Mr Zahng Ming, Ambassador, Head of the Mission of the People’s
Republic of China to the European Union



Mr Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum
Mr Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank
Ms Annette Dixon, Vice-President of the World Bank Group

Expressions of Support by Partner Organisations

Mr Richard Hatchett, CEO, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations
(CEPI)
Mr Seth Berkley, CEO, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
Ms Catherine Boehme, CEO, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics
Ms Marisol Touraine, Executive Board Chair, Unitaid

Statements by Industry and other Partners

Mr Dave Ricks, Chairman, International Federation of Pharmaceutical
Manufacturers & Associations
Mr Sai D. Prasad, President, Developing Countries Vaccine Manufactures
Network

Concluding Remarks by H.E. Ms Ursula von der Leyen, President of the
European Commission


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Thiru Balasubramaniam
Geneva Representative
Knowledge Ecology International
41 22 791 6727
thiru at keionline.org


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