Implementation workshops

The Convention Secretariat regularly organizes intercountry meetings on the implementation of the WHO FCTC, in collaboration with WHO regional offices.

The following regional workshops were convened in 2017:

Regional Annual Meeting in EMRO on the Implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), Tunis, Tunisia, 6 – 7 December 2017

European Regional Meeting on the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Heidelberg, Germany, 30 November – 1 December 2017

Meeting of experts to support the work of the Conference of the Parties on Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC, Bangkok, Thailand, 30 – 31 October 2017

Technical Workshop on Tobacco Plain Packaging , Geneva, Switzerland 2 – 6 October 2017

Technical meeting on preparation of official reports on implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Luanda, Angola, 20 – 22 June 2017

Global Meeting on the Implementation of Articles 17 and 18 of the WHO FCTC: Taking action to protect tobacco farmers and the environment , Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 12 – 14 June 2017

The following regional workshops were convened in 2016:

- Workshop on Articles 6 and 15 of the WHO FCTC and promote the entry into force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit trade in Tobacco Products.

Nadi, Fiji, 26-29 September 2016

2015:

-Pacific Workshop on Implementation of the WHO FCTC and regional action plan for the tobacco free initiative in the Western Pacific (2015-2019)

Nadi, Fiji, 17-19 November 2015

- Regional Workshop on the implementation of WHO FCTC, EMRO

Cairo, Egypt, 26-28 October 2015

- Regional Workshop for the South East Asian region on the implementation of WHO FCTC, and promote the entry into force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit trade in Tobacco Products.

Sri Lanka, 13-14 October 2015.

Past regional meetings

Meetings from 2011 to 2014

Best practices in implementation of the Convention

Case-studies of best practices in implementation of the Convention in countries, as identified by the Parties during the meetings and developed through subsequent research, are being published by the Secretariat.