December 23, 2020: Recognising the need for safe distribution of Covid-19 vaccines across the world, 18 shipping, airlines and logistics industry CEOs, the executive director of UNICEF, and the president of the World Economic Forum, signed a charter supporting UNICEF and COVAX countries in four main ways as below:

  • Engage with governments, customs authorities, UNICEF and other UN Agencies, and NGOs.
  • Participate in operational asset and competency sharing.
  • Assign expertise to support governments, where requested by UNICEF.
  • Support UNICEF’s Global Vaccine Logistics Distribution, for Covid-19, with prioritisation and solutions for international and in country distribution of vaccines and related supplies on behalf of the COVAX facility.

The unprecedented magnitude of the pandemic requires innovative and bold collective action from multinational organisations, governments and industries for inclusive and efficient distribution of safe vaccines.

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