President von der Leyen on the COVAX facility

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, recorded a video message at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, on joining the COVAX Facility.

On this occasion, Ursula von der Leyen announced that the European Commission is ready to join the COVAX Facility.

The COVAX Facility is a coordinated pooled procurement system for the new COVID-19 vaccines by which COVAX aims to ensure equal and fair access for each participating economy, using the allocation structure currently developed by the World Health Organization (WHO).