Monday, 5th December 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

EU vaccine passport: An ethical and legal minefield?

Looking at the European Commission's track record in tackling the pandemic, you might be forgiven for thinking that it may have bitten off more than it can chew with its latest proposal for a vaccination document.

Related

16 Nov 2020
The Austrian government is calling for a system of international ethics on the use of killer robots and drones in combat. Vienna says it wants humans, and not algorithms, to decide on matters of life and death.
29 Dec 2020
COVID-19: Your passport is on the line- Abayomi
6 Mar 2021
Looking at the European Commission's track record in tackling the pandemic, you might be forgiven for thinking that it may have bitten off more than it can chew with its latest proposal for a vaccination document.
13 Mar 2021
The identification for Chinese citizens is said to be the world's first "coronavirus passport." Meanwhile, the US is easing restrictions. DW has the latest.
20 Mar 2021
Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney voiced skepticism about the EU's push to reopen international travel to the bloc. "Ireland will be very cautious in this space," he told DW.
23 Mar 2021
AstraZeneca jabs are in the middle of a EU-UK row yet again after Brussels threatened to ban exports of the vaccine.
30 Mar 2021
China has tried to invalidate the special passport privileges granted to Hong Kong residents by the UK. Britain has rebuffed the move.
13 May 2021
Police have said forged coronavirus vaccine documents are becoming an increasing problem. The issue has arisen amid lockdown relaxations for people who have been vaccinated against or recovered from coronavirus.
1 Jun 2021
Bangladesh has dropped the "except Israel" clause from its e-passports but says its nonrecognition of Israel as a state remains unchanged. Many are baffled over whether Bangladesh nationals can travel to Israel.
6 Jun 2021
Bangladesh has dropped the "except Israel" clause from its e-passports but says its nonrecognition of Israel as a state remains unchanged. Many are baffled over whether Bangladesh nationals can travel to Israel.
2 Jul 2021
The new EU digital vaccination certificate is valid across the bloc from Thursday. The electronic passes were developed to a tight deadline, and several vulnerabilities have been left open.
3 Oct 2021
They go by various names – health pass, Green Pass, Coronapass – and are used by at least a dozen EU countries. Vaccine passports allow access to everyday activities such as dining, organised sports and public events, although the exact categories vary from country to country. Their use has triggered a fierce debate about civil liberties and even protests in some countries, such as Italy, which is now making the Green Pass compulsory in the workplace from mid-October. We discuss the merits of vaccine passports with two MEPs.