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Week 1: Objectives and Principles
- What should be the scope of governance for a global trust network of immunization certificates?
- What should be the scope of governance for a global trust network in response to emergency preparedness?
- What goals/outcomes do we need to achieve through governance?
- What are the overarching principles that should guide governance?
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Yes, I think it's possible.
For example, EU DCC that several countries participated.
The infrastructure is there.
If we can leverage current EU DCC infrastructure, I think it's very likely as it's just switch from COVID-19 vaccine/lab/recovery to non-COVID-19. Without starting from scratch, keeping the implementation cost low.
However, there's an issue in terms of the governance as I'm not sure whether we will have the geopolitics issue with the name "EU" DCC so that's an open question left for answer.
May be we can switch to WHO governing body instead or etc.
Hi Supharerk, thank you for the thoughts! The underlying thesis of our Regi-TRUST project is that we will see different technical infrastructures implemented within different governance frameworks whether it is for COVID-19 certificates or immunization certificates in general, because we live in a diverse world with diverse needs and realities.
As many are now expanding from COVID-19 to other vaccination/immunization certificates, we expect that the different existing infrastructures, such as the EU DCC, will be leveraged for further use. We build Regi-TRUST's "network of networks" model to facilitate discovery, recognition and validation of the disparate ecosystems of vaccination/immunization certificates that follow different technical and/or policy frameworks. The underlying technology of Regi-TRUST can work with EU DCC's technical infrastructure as well as any others' existing infrastructures, but the "how to work with" part needs to be further defined through governance discussions. This week we are aiming to address the scope, goals and principles of governance, and will get to the critical "who should govern and operate" question next week.
Would love to hear more thoughts from you regarding how you see the existing ecosystems expand their scope of services beyond COVID-19 certificates and what governance needs to be in place for them to interact in a coordinated manner on a global 'network of networks'.