Coronavirus Global Response kicks of new campaign ahead of Pledging Summit
02/06/2020

Coronavirus Global Response kicks off new campaign ahead of Pledging Summit

  • Hilary Webb
  • 02/06/2020

The European Commission has announced the next steps in the Coronavirus Global Response, which it has coordinated in partnership with the advocacy organisation Global Citizen. The pledging marathon began on 4th May and will culminate in a global pledging summit on 27th June.

'Global Goal: Unite for our Future' will mobilise funding to enable the world to overcome the pandemic and avoid another one in the future. It will raise support for the ACT-Accelerator, launched by the World Health Organisation. 

The Global Vaccine Summit will be also be an important milestone and will take place on 4th June. It will work towards one of the Coronavirus Global Response goals of strengthening healthcare systems and immunisation capacities in the world's poorest countries. 

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