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Signing ceremonies for Joint Procurement Agreement

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In April 2020, six more countries – Liechtenstein, Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Kosovo* - signed the Joint Procurement Agreement to procure medical countermeasures bringing the total number of the signatories to 37.

It will now cover around 537 million people, including all EU and EEA population, the UK, as well as almost all Candidate Countries and Potential Candidates.

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.

Map and dates for each country

28 April 2020   Kosovo*
21 April 2020

  Albania
  Serbia

10 April 2020   North Macedonia
9 April 2020

  Montenegro
  Liechstenstein
  Bosnia and Herzegovina

30 March 2020   Iceland
27 March 2020   Finland
20 March 2020   Norway
6 March 2020   Poland
28 February 2020   Sweden
14 June 2019   Bulgaria
18 April 2016   Germany
19 February 2016   Austria
22 September 2015   France
19 June 2015   Ireland
1 December 2014   Denmark
  Lithuania
12 November 2014   Hungary
16 October 2014   Italy
23 September 2014   Romania
26 June 2014   Luxembourg
20 June 2014

  Belgium
  Croatia
  Czechia
  Cyprus
  Estonia
  Greece
  Latvia
  Malta
  Netherlands
  Portugal
  Slovakia
  Slovenia
  Spain
  United Kingdom

  EU   EEA   Candidate   Potential candidate   Non-EU


* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.

All signing ceremonies for Joint Procurement Agreement – Photo gallery