EB 154: KEI statement on the Follow-up to the political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

On Wednesday, 24 January 2024, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) delivered the following statement on the Follow-up to the political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases. The innovation for… Continue Reading

KEI Databases

KEI publishes datasets obtained via research and Freedom of Information Act requests via the following: KEI Collection on the Internet Archive DrugDatabase.Info

KEI Comment on the Reduction of Number of Days the Public Can Comment on a Prospective NIH Exclusive Patent License

The National Institute of Health (NIH) recently held an all-day workshop titled, “Transforming Discoveries Into Products: Maximizing NIH’s Levers to Catalyze Technology Transfer.” KEI Director James Love participated in the July 31st workshop, speaking on the panel on “How NIH… Continue Reading

Chile (on behalf of 62 countries) asks for a more transparent, inclusive process for civil society engagement in WHO negotiations of a pandemic treaty

On Monday, 17 July 2023, Chile, on behalf of a group of 62 WHO member states called for a more transparent, inclusive process for civil society engagement in the WHO negotiations of a pandemic treaty at the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body… Continue Reading

KEI response to NTIA request for comments on AI Accountability Policy, expressing concerns over trade agreement provisions which limit the transparency of source code and algorithms

KEI-NTIA-AI-Accountability-RFC KEI response to NTIA request for comments on AI Accountability Policy, expressing concerns over trade agreement provisions which limit the transparency of source code and algorithms RE: Notice by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration on 04/13/2023, Document Citation:… Continue Reading

WHA 76: KEI statement on The World Together: Establishment of an intergovernmental negotiating body to strengthen pandemic prevention, preparedness and response (decision SSA2(5) (2021))

On Friday, 26 May 2023, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) delivered the following statement on WHO negotiations on a pandemic treaty. KEI makes 3 points on the INB negotiations. First, There needs to be less secrecy of the INB negotiations on… Continue Reading