NEWS UPDATE – Mass Gatherings

World Health Organisation issues new set of guidelines for ‘mass gatherings’

Article from Exhibition World – Submitted By Paul Colston

The MICE industry continues to lobby authorities around the world to consider business events separately from ‘mass gatherings’ and the US President moves to shut down his country’s funding for The World Health Organisation, the WHO has issued new guidelines for outdoor events and ‘mass gatherings’.

The document, published on 29 May, is an update of the interim guidance document entitled ‘Key planning recommendations for mass gatherings in the context of Covid-19’, published by WHO on 19 March 2020. The new version has been revised, the WHO says, “to reflect the evolution of the knowledge on the pandemic over the past weeks, and to ensure alignment with the most recent guidance on Covid-19 issued by WHO”.