82 articles related to "European Union"
The European Union is currently negotiating new rules on European trademarks and are proposing language which will increase the risk of generic lifesaving medicines being stopped, seized and even...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 03 December 2014
The European Parliament Working Group (EPWG) on innovation, access to medicines and poverty-related diseases held its inaugural reception for the 2014-2019 legislature on Tuesday, 7 October...
Web article – Last updated 07 October 2014
The European Union’s (EU) free trade and research and development (R&D) policies promote excessive intellectual property (IP) protection. This approach jeopardises access to affordable, needed...
Briefing – Last updated 24 November 2014
MSF response to European Parliament proposals of EU enforcement of European trademarks on goods in transit
Médecins Sans Frontières is deeply concerned about the position taken by the European Parliament allowing European Union enforcement of European trademarks on goods in transit, including...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 24 February 2014
Activists from across Europe stage flashmob in front of the European Parliament calling on Europe to drop harmful provisions Brussels, 9 April, 2013 - As European Commission (EC) pressure mounts...
Press Release – Last updated 09 April 2013
Geneva, 14 March 2013 Honourable Prime Minister Re: Access to medicines and the EU-India FTA Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is an independent,...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 18 March 2013
DNP+, MSF urge India to reject EU demands before April deadline, protest at European Commission in Delhi New Delhi, 13 March 2013 – Pressure is mounting on India to quickly sign off on a free...
Press Release – Last updated 13 March 2013
MSF has co-signed a call to action directed at the European Union calling for it to support a global health R&D convention. Excerpt: "Noting the urgent need for action,...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 07 September 2012
EU Parliament Rejects ACTA; Allowing for Continued Access to Generic Medicines in Developing Countries
Brussels/Geneva, 4 July 2012 - Members of the European Parliament today voted to reject the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) put before them by the European Commission. International medical...
Press Release – Last updated 04 July 2012
Geneva/New York 24 May 2012 — The US and European Union delegations to the World Health Assembly are currently blocking efforts to move towards a binding convention on health R&D aimed at...
Press Release – Last updated 05 June 2012