People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
7th meeting of the Parties to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (#COP7)
FCA is the voice of civil society at sessions of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the global treaty, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The FCTC COP's next session (COP7) is 7-12 November, in New Delhi.
The FCTC Secretariat is responsible for media accreditation to COP7. Learn more on the FCTC website.
The agenda for COP7 is very long. It includes items such as tobacco industry attacks on governments’ attempts to put in place tobacco control measures using international investment agreements, such as the challenge by Philip Morris to Uruguay's tobacco control laws. Other agenda items that are important to civil society are not as well known. Learn more.