Failure To Reach Consensus And The Procedure For Adopting The Proposed Package Of Targeted Amendments To The International Health Regulations (2005)

The Working Group on Amendments to the International Health Regulations (WGIHR) have failed to reach consensus on the final package of targeted amendments to the IHR ahead of the start of the 77th World Health Assembly (WHA). Their formal announcement can be read here along with the WGIHR Bureau proposed text from 20th May 2024.…

Press Release – Negotiations On The Amendments To The International Health Regulations Look Set To Continue Up To The 77th World Health Assembly On 27th May 2024

The Eighth Meeting Of The Working Group On Amendments To The International Health Regulations (2005) Took Place On 22nd to 26th April 2024 And Resumed On 16th To 18th May 2024 In Geneva, Switzerland How did we get here? In May 2022, it was agreed at the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA) that the WGIHR…

Press Release – Does The House Of Lords Truly Understand What Is Happening At The WHO?

Years of meetings have taken place between unelected, unaccountable and largely unknown bureaucrats to negotiate two World Health Organisation instruments.  These being the proposed package of targeted amendments to the International Health Regulations (2005) and the new “WHO Pandemic Agreement” both of which are scheduled to be voted upon at the 77th World Health Assembly…

Press Release – Tedros Addresses The INB Delegation With A Focus On “Misinformation” And “Disinformation”

The eighth meeting of the International Negotiating Body (INB) for a WHO instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response took place between 19th February to 1st March 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland. The usual format for the meeting was followed – the opening and closing sessions were publicly webcast with all other sessions held in private.…