L’Eurocambra claims the temporary suspension of the intellectual property rights of the vaccines against covid-19 in order to accelerate it and distribute it worldwide. In a resolution approved by 355 votes in favor, 263 against and 71 abstentions, the MEPs have donated llum true to a resolution that supports the suspension of the patents for “facilitate global access to affordable vaccines“. Segons l’Eurocambra, this measure would help fer front to “production restrictions and supply constraints worldwide“.
In the long term, the resolution points to the voluntary agreements of concessions of licenses and the transfer of technology and technical connections to the countries with industrial capacitat com “the main method to expand production“. The text also demands als països rics “quickly remove export barriers“. Urges the European Union to replace the seu mechanism for the authorization of exports due to transparency obligations and, for the community bloc, the MEPs demanen to the Estats Units and to the Regne Unit that “quickly abolish the prohibitions on the export of vaccines” .