The European Union (EU) on Tuesday launched its technology platform to ensure that “health passes” are in place, allowing it to travel between member states from July 1, the EU said, adding that seven countries have already joined it. Certificates.
This document – in paper or digital form – will be approved by twenty-seven people to certify whether a person has been vaccinated, given immunizations following an infection, or whether they have passed a negative test.
“We are introducing technology infrastructure that will allow certificates to be verified in a secure and privacy-friendly manner,” a spokesman for the European executive said. This “gateway service”, operated by the Commission, verifies and authenticates digital signatures on the QR codes of certificates, without processing personal data, by consulting “signature keys” stored on national servers. After the “final” tests, the states may “begin to use the system on a voluntary basis,” the commission said, recalling that it is expected to take effect across the EU on July 1.
So far ten countries have been integrated into the infrastructure, seven of which are the first to issue certificates (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Croatia, Poland).
Athens has confirmed the launch of its site: “Citizens can print and travel with this certificate,” said Greek Digital Personality Minister Griacos Pierracakis. In Croatia, Kovid digital certificates “work”, Prime Minister Andrzej Blenkovic told lawmakers. Bulgaria and Poland said they were ready to release them on Tuesday. According to the commission, Germany will initially launch its device in some regions. In the Czech Republic, the certificates will be first issued and recognized by seven EU countries (Austria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland) through bilateral agreements, the Ministry of Health said. In Denmark, the new version of the certificate is ready to be integrated into the European certification from Friday.
“Seven member states are off to a good start.” Commissioner of Internal Markets Theory Breton commented that “I encourage others to follow suit” to allow the entire organization to be operational by July 1st.
The Secretary of State for European Affairs said France would put a certificate nationally on June 9 in the Dows Antigovit application, and that it would have to be approved by “other EU allies” from June 21, without specifying which countries.
The European Union (EU) on Tuesday unveiled its technology platform, which aims to ensure the “Health Pass” platform, which will allow member states to travel from July 1, with seven countries already affiliated. Certificates.
Certification that a person has been vaccinated, immunizations following an infection …