Bangkok, 23 March 2022 – The Constantinian Order, thanks to its Special Consultive Status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations Organizations, and Observer at the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP, based in Bangkok) has been invited to join the “Regional Conversation: Promoting Regional Cooperation for Enhancing Access to Essential Health Products”.
The Delegate for Southeast Asia, H.E. Don Antonio Benedetto Spada, Knight of the Royal Order of Saint Januarius, has designated the Vice Delegate to participate to this online event, with the chance to engage with experts live, in the fields of medical research, technology, trade, logistics, transportation.
The Speakers have all highlighted how regional and international cooperation could enable equitable and affordable access to essential medical goods in the Asia-Pacific macro region, where vaccine inequality has been very tangible.
The Panelists stressed the need to support global trade with special efforts relating to export restrictions, trade and tariffs facilitations, as well as technical regulations, to help tackle inequities.