Germany pledges additional US$1.2 billion to ACT-A

After the meeting of the G7 finance ministers on March 1, 2022, the German Minister of Finance, Christian Lindner, announced that Germany will contribute its 'fair share' to the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A) in 2022, equating to US$ 1.2 billion.

According to Lindner, Germany will also provide also an additional €224 million (US$245 million) for in-country delivery costs to turn vaccines into vaccinations and to support delivery and logistics in low-income countries.

Following a pledge of €1.5 billion (US$1.8 billion) in additional funding to ACT-A in 2021, Germany’s total contribution to ACT-A to date stands at US$2.5 billion, making it the second-largest donor to the initiative.

Press conference - Federal Ministry of Finance

Press release - World Health Organization