|Author (Corporate)||European Commission: Secretariat General|
|Series Title||Official Journal of the European Union|
|Series Details||L 277, Pages 18-19|
Decision (EU) 2020/1220 adopted by the European Commission on 21 August 2020 concerning the request for registration of the proposed European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) entitled Right to Cure.
The organisers of this initiative called on the European Union to "put public health before private profit [and] make anti-pandemic vaccines and treatments a global public good, freely accessible to everyone". The ECI lists the following objectives:
A request for registration of this proposed initiative was submitted to the Commission on 4 July 2020. On 21 August 2020, the Commission considered that the ECI was legally admissible and therefore decided to register it. The substance of the ECI had not by then been analysed yet.
|Subject Tags||Civil Society | NGOs, Medicines | Medical Devices|
|Keywords||COVID-19 (Coronavirus), European Citizens' Initiatives [ECIs]
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|