· The World Health Organisation has published another draft of the so-called 'Anti-Pandemic Treaty', which is intended to be the organisation's primary tool for countering the international spread of infectious diseases.
· The treaty has been widely commented on because of its proposed wording, including the transfer of powers to the WHO to centrally manage health policy.
· A meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals, in which Poland, among others, participates, is taking place in New York.
· The subject of its deliberations will be some of the goals set out in the Agenda 2030 framework.
· The Agenda 2030 program has been the subject of much controversy due to, among other things, the pushing of so-called reproductive and sexual rights.
- A plenary session of the General Assembly of the Council of Europe took place in Strasbourg in recent days.
- During one of the sessions, the General Assembly debated the state of the public health emergency and the need for a holistic approach to health care.
- The Assembly stressed that new threats to public health, perhaps worse than Covid-19, are to be expected. These are to be related to climate change, among other things.
The World Health Organization is continuing work on the so-called "anti-pandemic treaty. The Intergovernmental Negotiating Body - INB, appointed for this purpose, has published another draft of the document, to take the form of a convention, agreement or other WHO international instrument in the future, with the aim of pandemic prevention and preparedness. Although the draft is still only a prototype for a future agreement and many gaps have been left, already in this form it proposes solutions worth noting.
The WHO's Intergovernmental Negotiating Body is continuing work on a draft of the so-called "anti-pandemic treaty. The next draft replicates the document's previously stated goals, such as establishing a central role for WHO in coordinating health policy and coordinating scientific information. During discussions, the need to take into account so-called reproductive rights was emphasized.
The second round of public hearings of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB), set up to negotiate an international agreement on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response, provided an opportunity for civil society organisations to make their voices heard in the drafting process of the new international agre