16th meeting of the European Regional Working Group for the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI)

13 December 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark

The objectives of the 16th meeting of the European Regional Working Group for GAVI (RWG) are:

  • to present and discuss updated information on current and future GAVI support to eligible and graduating countries including changes in the application process; 
  • to review the progress achieved in introduction of new vaccines in GAVI eligible and graduating countries and discuss future plans and preparedness for future introductions;
  • define countries’ plans for development of comprehensive multi-year plans on immunization for the period 2016 onwards;
  • to discuss development and implementation of transitioning plans to sustain implementation of new vaccines after GAVI support is over;
  • to review the progress achieved in implementation of GAVI health system strengthening support and discuss future plans;
  • to discuss collaboration between partners in providing support to GAVI eligible countries (closed session).