Joint Statement on the Draft “Pandemic Treaty”: Member States Should Include International Human Rights Obligations in Negotiated Text

The World Health Organization’s Intergovernmental Negotiating Body is meeting to debate the draft of a new international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response with the goal of addressing the failures of the Covid-19 response and preventing another global crisis. In this joint statement, four human rights organizations including Amnesty International, call on all World Health Organization member states to push for clear commitments to human rights protections in the negotiated text.

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