Events 2018

December

10 – 13 December 2018 , Naypyidaw, Myanmar – Launch of WHO FCTC Investment Case

November

26 – 28 November, Cairo, Egypt – Launch of the FCTC 2030 Project in Egypt

October

23 – 26 October 2018 , San Salvador, El Salvador – Launch of WHO FCTC Investment Case

September

26 September 2018 , New York, United States of America – Participation of the Secretariat of the WHO FCTC in the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on ending Tuberculosis

27 September 2018 , New York, United States of America – Tobacco control at the heart of preventing NCDs: the success story of the WHO FCTC; a major NCD side event during the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on the prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases. Co-organized by the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Secretariat of the WHO FCTC

18 – 20 September 2018, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo – Pre-COP8 meeting WHO AFRO region - (co-organized with WHO Regional Office)

11 – 12 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal – Pre-COP8 meeting WHO EURO region (co-organized with WHO Regional Office)

August

28 – 30 August 2018, Manila, Philippines – Pre-COP8 meeting WHO WPRO region - (co-organized with WHO Regional Office)

28 – 30 August 2018, Washington, United States of America – Pre-COP8 meeting WHO PAHO region - (co-organized with WHO Regional Office)

20 – 21 August 2018, New Delhi, India – Pre-COP8 meeting WHO SEARO region - (co-organized with WHO Regional Office)

14 – 15 August 2018, Cairo, Egypt – Pre-COP8 meeting WHO EMRO region - (co-organized with WHO Regional Office)

July

16 − 17 July 2018, Geneva, Switzerland – Preparatory Meeting for the first session of Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (Pre-MOP) - Closed meeting

June

21 – 28 June 2018, Lusaka, Zambia, FCTC 2030 Investment Case

11 – 15 June 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka, FCTC 2030 governance and handover of FCTC Investment Case

6 – 7 June 2018, Vilnius, Lithuania, Needs Assessment mission

May

15 – 16 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, Consultation on Tobacco Addictiveness Reduction Measures - Meeting of Experts (closed meeting)

7 – 11 May 2018, Manila, Philippines, Needs Assessment mission

4 – 11 May 2018, Yangon and Nay Piy Taw, Myanmar, FCTC 2030 Needs Assessment mission

April

23 – 24 April 2018, New Delhi, India, Regional workshop for capacity building in tobacco cessation in South-East Asia

3 – 6 April 2018, Geneva, Switzerland - Third meeting of the Bureau elected by COP7

March

20 – 22 March 2018, London, UK – Second meeting of the Working Group on measures to strengthen implementation of the Convention through coordination and cooperation

19 – 22 March 2018, Khartoum, Sudan – Needs Assessment Mission

10 – 13 March 2018, Cape Town, South Africa – Third meeting of the panel of experts on the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

5 March 2018, Cape Town, South Africa – FCTC 2030 Annual Planning Workshop

February

27 – 28 February 2018, Tbilisi, Georgia – Launch of FCTC 2030 Project and Results of the WHO FCTC Investment Case in Georgia

26 – 28 February 2018, Beirut, Lebanon – Regional training on the implementation of WHO FCTC Article 5.3

12 – 14 February 2018, Freetown, Sierra Leone – Launch of WHO FCTC Needs Assessment Report in Freetown

5 – 7 February 2018, Washington D.C., United States of America –Training on Economics of Tobacco Control for Researchers and Practitioners in Latin-America and the Caribbean

5 – 9 February 2018, Phnom Penh, Cambodia – WHO FCTC Investment Case

January

29 January – 2 February 2018, Apia, Samoa – Needs assessment mission

22 – 26 January 2018, Antananarivo, Madagascar – WHO FCTC Investment Case

8 – 12 January 2018, Kathmandu, Nepal – WHO FCTC Investment Case

Events 2017

December

11 – 13 December 2017, Jaipur, India - South-south and triangular cooperation meeting on enforcement

11 – 13 December 2017, Helsinki, Finland - Expert meeting on tobacco surveillance - with reference to Article 20 of the Convention

5 – 8 December 2017, Praia, Cabo Verde - Needs Assessment mission

5 – 8 December 2017, Manila, Philippines - Article 6 South-south and triangular cooperation meeting

5 – 7 December 2017, Geneva, Switzerland - Article 14 South-south and triangular cooperation meeting

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

5 – 7 December 2017, Quito, Ecuador - Articles 6 and 15 South-south and triangular cooperation meeting

November

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

28 November – 1 December 2017, Bogota, Colombia - WHO FCTC Investment Case mission

21 – 24 November 2017, Lusaka, Zambia - Needs Assessment mission

21 – 23 November 2017, Ottawa, Canada - Meeting of the Working Group on measures to strengthen implementation of the Convention through coordination and cooperation

16 – 17 November 2017, Geneva, Switzerland - Protocol expert group meeting

14 – 16 November 2017, Geneva, Switzerland - Second meeting of the Bureau elected by COP7

October

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

24 – 27 October 2017, Kingston, Jamaica – Joint Sub Regional training on law and noncommunicable diseases in the Caribbean countries

10 – 12 October 2017, Tbilisi, Georgia - Multisectoral workshop for Newly Independent States (NIS) Parties to the WHO FCTC to promote entry into force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

9 – 13 October 2017, San Salvador, El Salvador – WHO FCTC Investment Case mission

1 – 5 October 2017, Cairo, Egypt – Needs assessment mission

September

26 – 29 September 2017, Kiev, Ukraine – Needs assessment mission

25 – 29 September 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka – WHO FCTC Investment Case mission

August

16 – 18 August 2017, New Delhi, India – Inter-country meeting on smokeless tobacco policy

July
June

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

8 – 9 June 2017 , Geneva, Switzerland – First meeting of the Expert Panel on COP7 follow-up

May

3 – 5 May 2017, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – South-South and Triangular Cooperation for the implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC

April

4 – 6 April 2017, Geneva, Switzerland – First meeting of the Bureau elected by COP7

March

14 – 17 March 2017, Islamabad, Pakistan – Needs assessment mission

6 – 10 March 2017, Quito, Ecuador – Needs assessment mission  

Events 2016

December
November
October
September

- 20-22 September 2016, Egypt, Cairo - Pre-COP7 regional meetings for the Eastern Mediterranean region, co-organized by the Convention Secretariat and EMRO.

- 14-16 September 2016, Brasilia, Brazil – Subregional multisectoral Protocol workshop

August

- 29 August-2 September 2016, San José, Costa Rica – Needs assessment mission

July

- 18 - 21 July 2016, La Paz, Bolivia – Needs assessment mission

- 12-15 July 2016, San Salvador, El Salvador – Needs assessment mission

May
April

- 12-15 April 2016, Manila, the Philippines - Impact assessment mission
- 12-15 April 2016, Geneva, Switzerland -Third meeting of the Bureau of the COP - 5- 8 April 2016, Montevideo, Uruguay - Impact assessment mission

March

- 28-31 March 2016, Seoul, Republic of Korea - Impact assessment mission
- 7-10 March 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka - Impact assessment mission

February
- 23-26 February 2016, Ankara, Turkey – Impact assessment mission
- 21-24 February 2016, Antananarivo, Madagascar – Impact assessment mission
- 2-4 February 2016, Antalya, Turkey – Meeting of the working group on Articles 9 and 10

January
- 26-28 January 2016, Geneva, Switzerland – Second meeting of the expert group on impact assessment
- 19-21 January 2016, London, UK - Impact assessment mission
- 17-19 January 2016, Tehran, Iran – Impact assessment mission