Among a variety of solutions applied for stopping the outbreak of Covid-19 and developing the Economics after the Covid-19 period, such as wearing the face protection mask (disposable face masks), social distancing. There is a measurement that can hold the long term values for a recover of Europe Economics, and the decision of making Covid Certificate was made. Here are the timeline of this process:
Digital Covid Certificate has become more popular among Europe Countries
- 27 January 2021: Guidelines laying out interoperability requirements of digital vaccination certificates were adopted, building on discussion held between the Commission and Member States in the eHealth Network since November 2020.
- 17 March 2021: The Commission proposed a legislative text establishing a common framework for an EU certificate.
- 14 April 2021: The Council adopted its mandate to start negotiations with the European Parliament on the proposal.
- 22 April 2021: Member States' representatives in the eHealth Network agreed on guidelines describing the main technical specifications for the implementation of the system. This was a crucial step for the establishment of the necessary infrastructure at EU level.
- 7 May 2021: The Commission started the pilot test of the EU interoperability infrastructure (EU Gateway) that will facilitate the authentication of the EU Certificates.
- 20 May 2021: The European Parliament and the Council agreed on the EU Digital COVID Certificate.
- 1 June 2021: EU Gateway (interconnection of national systems) goes live.
- 1 - 30 June 2021: Warm-up phase: Member States can launch the certificate on a voluntary basis provided they are ready to issue and verify certificates, and have the necessary legal base in place.
- mid-June 2021: Revised Council Recommendation on travel within the EU.
- 1 July 2021: The EU Digital COVID Certificate enters into application throughout the EU.
- 1 July - 12 August 2021: Phase-in period: if a Member State is not yet ready to issue the new certificate to its citizens, other formats can still be used and should be accepted in other Member States.