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UN Climate Conference 2021: Coronavirus

Question for COP26

UIN HL14122, tabled on 10 March 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to require COP26 attendees to show proof that they have received a COVID-19 vaccination before granting admittance to the event.

Answered on

22 March 2021

We continue to monitor the COVID situation, including recent developments on vaccines, and will adapt our plans to adopt the most appropriate preventative measures at the most appropriate time. In doing so we remain mindful of our commitment to an inclusive COP.

We are aware there are groups for whom vaccination is not medically advisable; and that global access to vaccines is not consistent – the UK is committed to ensuring a safe and inclusive COP that recognises the different approaches globally.

The health of participants and the local community is foremost in our minds.

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