The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

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1. NCD resolution text
(Download:General FCA documents)
14 May 2010: The United Nations General Assembly adopts a resolution on the prevention and control of no communicable diseases (NCDs), which aims to stop increasing premature deaths caused by NCDs worldwide.   ...
Created on 17 May 2010
2. FCA Participates in Global NCD Alliance Forum
Over 300 civil society delegates from 68 countries participated in the second Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) Alliance Forum. They shared insights on fighting NCDs ahead of the third UN High-level ...
Created on 11 December 2017
3. ECOSOC resolution challenges tobacco lobby
... tobacco industry from interfering in their policy-making processes or other activities. ECOSOC adopted a resolution that called on members of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force (UNIATF) on NCDs, a working ...
Created on 14 August 2017
4. Civil society shaping tobacco control in the Caribbean
... (HCC) have recently published a document full of such experiences and advice, designed to assist those working in tobacco control and in the broader fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs). In ...
Created on 12 July 2017
5. Welcome from the FCA Board, 2017
(Opinion pieces)
... FCA team to strengthen our policy and advocacy work. Welcome, Mischa! For the next few years, FCA will continue to roll out its 2020 Strategy. Current and future events on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) ...
Created on 14 June 2017
6. The WHA actually talks about tobacco
... the Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of NCDs. (“Appendix III”, as it is called.) Alcohol & unhealthy foods The United States in particular, supported by Italy, opposed a draft ...
Created on 07 June 2017
7. NCDs advocacy opportunities in 2017 and beyond
  By Priya Kanayson, MPH* The adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015 was a landmark moment for the non-communicable disease (NCD) community. For the first time, ...
Created on 30 November 2016
8. Cancer organizations launch tobacco tax initiative
(COP7 Bulletins)
... Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of reducing premature mortality from non- communicable disease (NCD) by one-third by 2030, but a recent report from WHO indicates that most countries aren’t on track ...
Created on 07 November 2016
9. FCA Policy Briefing for COP7: Review of accreditation of intergovernmental organisations with the status of observer to the Conference of the Parties
(Policy Papers)
... for adoption at the seventh meeting of the UN Interagency Task Force on NCDs. COP7 should ensure policy coherence between this model policy and any review process established by COP; COP7 should also ...
Created on 21 October 2016
10. Uruguayan president calls for collective fight against NCDs
Known as a champion of global tobacco control, Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez gave an inspiring speech Tuesday about the broader fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs). In his address ...
Created on 21 September 2016
11. Tax tobacco to help fight NCDs, FCA tells WHO SEARO
... NCD management, including dedicated taxation of health damaging commodities such as tobacco … as an additional measure that can both reduce exposure to NCD risk factors as well as mobilize more resources ...
Created on 12 September 2016
12. Updating tobacco control 'best buys' for fighting NCDs
The World Health Organization is updating the list of cost-effective policy interventions for fighting non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Appendix 3 of the Global NCD Action Plan 2013-2020. Appendix ...
Created on 02 September 2016
13. Advocates gets tobacco industry rep. removed as speaker at UN meeting
(Industry Interference)
...  The UN Task Force on NCDs, of which UNCTAD is a member, is currently developing a model policy for United Nations organisations on preventing tobacco industry interference. The policy is expected ...
Created on 21 July 2016
14. Determined activists drive tobacco control
(Member profiles)
...  Read the full blog on the website of the NCD Alliance. Learn how you can get involved with FCA.    ...
Created on 30 May 2016
15. Palau tobacco tax to fight NCDs
Palau has become a world leader in using tobacco tax revenue to finance the fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs)*. On 17 Feb 2016, Palau President Tommy E. Remengesau Jr. signed a law that ...
Created on 01 March 2016
16. 2015 FCA online newsletters
... 2015 e-news Sign up to the newsletter October 2015 In this edition read about tobacco control in SDGs, the fight against NCDs endorsed, new FCA board members and much more  ...
Created on 18 January 2016
17. 2014 FCA online newsletters
... e-newsletter  September 2014 COP6 message from the FCA Board, last COP for low-resource Parties, FCA's Strategic Plan, UN NCDs review and more. September 2014 e-newsletter Sign up to the ...
Created on 18 January 2016
18. Looking back and looking forward
(Opinion pieces)
... Agenda provides clear recognition by UN Member States that tackling the root causes of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is essential to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and ...
Created on 08 December 2015
19. Event provides push toward a Tobacco Free Pacific by 2025
... about tobacco control in the PICs Learn about civil society's role in fighting NCDs in Palau      ...
Created on 04 December 2015
20. Civil society unites to boost fight against killer diseases
Civil society groups from around the world have pledged concrete steps in the fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs*). Meeting in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 13-15 November, the Global ...
Created on 17 November 2015