Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

The first session of the Conference of the Parties to the
WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Day 5 - Fri, 10 February

For this last day of the week, committees A and B reconvened.

NGO lunch time seminar

Key issues before the COP

Moderator:Mary Assunta, Chair, Framework Convention Alliance, Malaysia.

  • John Bloom, American Cancer Society, USA
    What should the COP secretariat look like?

  • Paula Johns,
    Human Development Network, Brazil
    Why NGO participation in the COP is vital.

  • Olcott Gunasekera, Alcohol & Drug Information Centre, Sri Lanka
    The importance of a robust reporting system for the FCTC.