PowerPoint Presentation - Global Tobacco Control

Report
Section B
Challenges and Next Steps
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Support/Monitor Implementation of FCTC
Support and monitor the implementation of the FCTC at the
national level
Play a lead role in policy formulation and advocacy for further
development of the FCTC
Hold governments accountable to their FCTC obligations
Ensure that countries go beyond the minimum FCTC requirements
by adopting, implementing, and enforcing effective, evidencebased laws and policies
Build regional, sub-regional, and national capacity by supporting
civil society in its efforts to achieve ratification, implementation,
and monitoring of the FCTC
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NGOs Will Continue To:
Push countries to become parties to the FCTC
Assist governments in the process of implementation
Use and disseminate research to advocate for an effective,
evidence-based, best-practice implementation of the FCTC
Independently monitor FCTC implementation
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NGOs Will Continue To:
Monitor tobacco in the International Standard Organization and
other regulatory bodies
Fully engage in future COPs, subsidiary bodies, guideline
development, and protocol negotiations
Carefully monitor the status of tobacco in trade agreements
Monitor the tobacco industry
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Major Work Between Conferences of the Parties
Protocol on illicit trade
Guidelines on Article 11
 Packaging and Labeling of Tobacco Products
Guidelines on Article 13
 Tobacco Advertising Promotion and Sponsorship
Guidelines on Article 9 and 10
 Regulation of contents and disclosure
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Major Work Between Conferences of the Parties
Alternative crops
Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI) development of policy
recommendations on tobacco industry interference, which is
expected to be used as the basis for development of guidelines on
Article 5.3
Develop detailed briefing papers in advance of key meetings of the
FCTC, send representatives to participate at key WHO FCTC
meetings, and lobby parties in advance of the COP
COP implementation review mechanisms
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Summary
The engagement of civil society in a treaty process is a key aspect
of democracy and good governance
Civil society played a critical role during the negotiations of the
FCTC process by:
 Working collaboratively with governments
 Providing educational material and tobacco control expertise
 Helping to shape the public climate that has provided
momentum for the international regulation of the tobacco
industry
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Summary
Civil society contributed to the strength of the FCTC during its
early stages; it encouraged governments to sign and ratify the
treaty
Civil society continues to play a critical role in assisting the
implementation of the FCTC at the national level
It will also monitor the implementation by governments of the
obligations to which they have committed
“The participation of civil society is essential in achieving the
objective of the Convention and its protocols” — FCTC Article 4.7
Source: World Health Organization. (2005).
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Join the FCA and Help Us Reach . . .
. . . “A day when smoking is no longer a sign
of personal success and when tobacco no
longer is a measure of national wealth or a
legitimate commodity in international trade.”
— Dr. Al Munzer (2007)
www.fctc.org
To join: [email protected]
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