Spotlight on the FCTC

The Spotlight on the FCTC are SFP briefing papers covering the most important articles of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).

Spotlight 8 - labelling and packaging of tobacco products

Monday, May 30th, 2011

The eighth issue of the Spotlight on the FCTC focuses on Articles 11 and 13 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which covers the labelling and packaging of tobacco products.

Spotlight 7 - Tobacco Dependence and Cessation

Monday, November 29th, 2010

The seventh issue of the Spotlight on the FCTC focuses on Article 14 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which covers tobacco dependence and cessation.

Spotlight 6 - Illicit Trade of Tobacco Products

Friday, February 26th, 2010

The sixth issue of the Spotlight on the FCTC focuses on Article 15 and the proposed Protocol, which will aim to legally commit the Parties to take action against the global illicit trade of tobacco products.

Spotlight 5 - Technical Assistance and Financial Resources

Friday, January 29th, 2010

The fifth issue of the Spotlight on the FCTC focuses on tobacco and development policy as well as Articles 22 and 26, which cover technical assistance and financial resources respectively.

Spotlight 4 - Rates and Structure of Tobacco Taxes

Friday, January 30th, 2009

The fourth issue of the Spotlight on the FCTC focuses on the European Commission proposals to amend EU Directives on the rates and structure of taxes on manufactured cigarettes.

Spotlight 3 - Tobacco Industry Interference

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

The third issue of the Spotlight on the FCTC focused on the role of article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in protecting public policy from tobacco industry influence.

Spotlight 2 - Second-hand Smoke

Monday, April 28th, 2008

This second issue of "Spotlight on the FCTC" highlights how the European Commission, European Parliament and EU Member States have met, or in some cases failed to meet, their obligations to tackle second-hand smoke, according to Article 8 of the convention.

Spotlight 1 - What is the FCTC?

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

What does the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) mean for the EU? If you want to find out, read the first issue of a series of briefings “Spotlight on the FCTC”.

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