WTO to host technical symposium on COVID-19 vaccine supply chain, regulatory transparency

The WTO will hold on 29 June 2021 a technical symposium to contribute to improved public and policymaker understanding of the operation of global COVID-19 vaccine supply chains, the cross-border movement of vaccine inputs, and the need for greater regulatory transparency and convergence. The event will map vaccine production and trade and discuss trade measures that support or constrain the achievement of the rapid scale-up of vaccine production and distribution. Discussions will also encompass diagnostics, therapeutics and other COVID-19-related medical goods.