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February-March: Regional intersessional consultations held in preparation for the fourth session of the Negotiating Body

March: fourth session of the Negotiating Body. Ambassador Seixas Corrêa from Brazil elected as new Chair. Significant progress on draft text, with new Chair's text prepared

July: New Chair's text of the Framework Convention released as basis for further negotiations

July-August: UN headquarters, New York, USA, hosts international technical conference on illicit trade in tobacco products

August-September: Regional intersessional consultations held in preparation for the fifth session of the Negotiating Body

October: fifth session of the Negotiating Body. Negotiations address six main issues: advertising, promotion and sponsorship; financial resources; illicit trade; liability and compensation; packaging and labelling; trade and health
 
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