WHO Committee Meets To Push Vaccine Passports and More

Jan 10, 2023

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The International Health Regulations Review Committee (IHRRC) of the World Health Organization (WHO) is meeting this week to finalize the proposed amendments to the International Health Regulations (IHR) that would hand ultimate control of America’s health care and national sovereignty over to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) governing legislative body, the World Health Assembly (WHA). Apparently, the meetings regarding implementing worldwide vaccine passports are not open to public comment as “participation in this event is moderated” and “registration will have to be approved.” 

The 76th World Health Assembly is scheduled to occur in May 2023. In order for the proposed amendments to be considered during the WHA, they must be submitted to the WHO at least four months in advance. The IHRRC plans to submit these proposed amendments to the WHO by January 15, 2023. The proposed amendments, which would expand the scope of the IHR to control public health globally, could be adopted by a simple majority of the 194 member nations. 

The 46-page proposed amendments include actions such as: 

Article 1 - Change the WHO from an advisory organization that makes recommendations to a governing body whose proclamations would be legally binding.

Article 3 - Seek to remove “respect for dignity, human rights and fundamental freedoms of people.” 

Article 13A - Give the Director General of the WHO control over the means of production through an “allocation plan for health products” to require developed states parties to supply pandemic response products as directed. 

Article 18 - Give the WHO the authority to require medical examinations, proof of prophylaxis, proof of vaccine and to implement contact tracing, quarantine and treatment. 

Articles 18, 23, 24, 27, 28, 31, 35, 36 and 44 and Annexes 6, 7 and 8 - Institute a system of digital or paper global health vaccine passports. 

Article 44A - Redirect unspecified billions of dollars to the "health emergency fund" without accountability. 

Article 45 - Allow the disclosure of personal health data. 

Annex 1 - Expand the WHO’s capacity to censor what they consider to be misinformation and disinformation. 

Annex 10 - Create an obligation to build, provide and maintain IHR infrastructure at points of entry.

In November 2022, the leaders from 20 countries at the G20 Summit signed a declaration which states they agree to adopt vaccine passports to “facilitate” all international travel. The current membership of the G20 accounts for more than 66 percent of the world’s population and includes Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, India, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and European Union. Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum (WEF) Chair, also attended. 

The G20 Bali Leaders’ Declaration, signed by leaders from all the countries,  included a section (s.23) on “facilitating seamless international travel.” It acknowledged the importance of shared technical standards and verification methods which includes vaccine passports. It also includes the commitment of the leaders to “support continued international dialogue and collaboration on the establishment of trusted global digital health networks that should capitalize and build on the success of the existing standard and digital COVID-19 certificates.” 

In August, 2021, the WHO published a 99-page guidebook on the implementation of digital documentation of COVID-19 certificates, known as vaccine passports, stating that “a health pass based solely on individual vaccination status may increase the risk of disease spread.” 

Vaccine passports can be paper or a digital code or app that records and displays the user’s health information, including COVID-19 vaccination status. Digital health or vaccine passports display a scannable code similar to an airline boarding pass. Tracking and tracing apps monitor the user’s movement and interactions with other people. The app will issue a warning if the user moves outside of the quarantine zone. 

Liberty Counsel Founder and Chairman Mat Staver said, “America’s sovereignty is not for sale. Digital health or vaccine passports along with tracking and tracing apps present a serious threat to freedom. Vaccine passports and tracking apps are about collecting data and control. COVID has been used to advance this dangerous threat to freedom. We must never accept vaccine passports or tracking apps as the new normal. The implications for freedom are significant. America should not be involved in such an evil organization as the World Health Organization.” 

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