Report of the High Commissioner on COVID-19 vaccines


Published:
2022
Author:
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Presented:
To the Human Rights Council at its 49th session
Link to report:
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Summary

Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights implications of the lack of affordable, timely, equitable and universal access and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and the deepening inequalities between States, including the related vulnerabilities and challenges and the impact on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health as per Human Rights Council resolution 46/14. The resolution requests the High Commissioner to provide an oral to the Council at its forty-eighth session and to submit the report at the Human Rights Council’s forty-ninth session.

Inputs received 

OHCHR invited contributions from stakeholders including Member States, United Nations agencies, national human rights institutions and civil society organizations and received the following contributions: