The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

Industry Interference

Civil society exposes industry tax campaign in Bangladesh

A press conference organised by PROGGA and the Anti-Tobacco Media Alliance on 8 MayAs budget season nears, Bangladesh cigarette makers are attempting to enlist the government’s National Board of Revenue (NBR) in a campaign to highlight the danger of cigarette smuggling, which companies say results from raising tobacco taxes.

FCA in action during COP6

The sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP6) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) took place 13-18 October in Moscow.

As always, FCA was there representing global civil society.

Take a look below at what we got up to. Click on an image for caption information.

COP6, FCA in Action

  • COP6: FCA in Action

    COP6: FCA in Action

    On Day 1 we presented FCA's views to COP6 delegates .

  • COP6: FCA in Action

    COP6: FCA in Action

    FCA member, Canadian Cancer Society, released its pack warnings report.

  • COP6: FCA in Action

    COP6: FCA in Action

    During FCTC COP sessions finding consensus was not always easy.

  • COP6: FCA in Action

    COP6: FCA in Action

    FCA's daily conference Bulletin was a hot item.

  • COP6: FCA in Action

    COP6: FCA in Action

    FCAers & delegates from Kenya discuss tobacco control during the African region briefing.

  • COP6: FCA in Action

    COP6: FCA in Action

    Veteran tobacco control advocate Olcott Gunasekera shows us the way at COP6.

 

More about COP6

 

FCTC COP7: Parties outline a path toward saving more lives

NEW DELHI, 12 November 2016 – Parties to the global tobacco control treaty now possess the outline of a path toward faster implementation at country level of the lifesaving measures in the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control*, despite mixed results from six days of negotiations.