The 85th General Assembly took place in online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On top of usual governance matters, there were a number of speciai sessions aimed at looking at pressing topics:

  • How to ensure a global and fair distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine and build public trust?
  • A special session with Dr Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and one of the world's leading experts in vaccine development. The session was moderated by Tony Hall, EBU President
  • An interactive session with Lucy Kueng from the Reuters Institute and Kirstine Stewart from the World Economic Forum on accelerating transformation in times of uncertainty