Campaign update

ONE at the EUROs! Leader scorecards

Since the start of the postponed European Championship 2020 football — sorry, soccer — we’ve been giving you our analysis – on how the competing teams’ political leaders have been performing in the fight to end the global pandemic everywhere.

As the Euros move from the group to the tournament’s knockout stage, it’s time to look at the key Euro players we want to see a strong performance from. The Round of 16 results are yet to be determined in the Euros, but we’ve already got some scores for several tournament favourites.

UK
 

VACCINE EQUITY PERFORMANCE RATING: 9/20

  • Pledged to share 100 million doses within 12 months.
  • Opposes efforts to scale vaccine supply
  • Slightly less than a fair share of funding made towards Access to COVID Tools Accelerator (ACT-A).

FRANCE 
 

VACCINE EQUITY PERFORMANCE RATING: 8/20

  • Has led the sharing doses agenda on the international stage
  • Supportive of vaccine manufacturing in Africa
  • Have committed less than their fair share of funding towards Access to COVID Tools Accelerator (ACT-A).

GERMANY
 

VACCINE EQUITY PERFORMANCE RATING: 11/20

  • Will share 30 million excess doses for low and middle-income countries in 2021. 
  • Should press for European deals with pharmaceutical companies to be more transparent.
  • Opposes efforts to scale vaccine supply.

NETHERLANDS
 

VACCINE EQUITY PERFORMANCE RATING: 6/20

  • Should increase funding for Access to COVID Tools Accelerator (ACT-A).
  • Endorsed the WHO’s COVID-19 Technology Access Pool to support scaling up vaccine supply.
  • Should support calls for the EU to share 1.25 million vaccine doses with low-income countries via COVAX.

ITALY 
 

VACCINE EQUITY PERFORMANCE RATING: 9/20

  • Have pledged to share 15 million available doses with COVAX.
  • Could increase funding for international partnerships like the Access to COVID Tools Accelerator (ACT-A).
  • Should continue to press for European deals with pharmaceutical companies to be more transparent.

As countries progress through the tournament to the final, we’ll be back with more commentary and scores on European leaders’ performance. You can look back at the group stage here. Stay tuned! ⚽️

Sign the petition

Share COVID-19 Vaccines to End the Pandemic Everywhere

Share COVID-19 Vaccines to End the Pandemic Everywhere

To EU leaders and the governments of Australia, Canada, Japan, the UK and the US,
We are calling on you to urgently share your surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses with low-income countries. We want the most vulnerable people protected wherever they live and recognise that none of us are safe until we defeat the pandemic everywhere.

Sign the petition

By signing you agree to ONE’s privacy policy, including to the transfer of your information to ONE’s servers in the United States.

Do you want to stay informed about how you can help fight against extreme poverty?

Sign up to receive emails from ONE and join millions of people around the world taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease. We’ll only ever ask for your voice, not your money. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Privacy options
Are you sure? If you select 'Yes' we can let you know how you can make a difference. You can unsubscribe at any time.

By signing you agree to ONE's privacy policy, including to the transfer of your information to ONE.org's servers in the United States.

You agree to receive occasional updates about ONE's campaigns. You can unsubscribe at any time.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply

Related Articles