WCO Secretary General meets Head of the Convention Secretariat

The Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO), Dr Kunio Mikuriya, met Dr Vera da Costa e Silva, Head of the Convention Secretariat, on 12 September 2014 at the seat of the Convention Secretariat in Geneva.

WHO FCTC launches Facebook page and Twitter account

In the run-up to the sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP6), which will be held in Moscow on 13-18 October 2014, the Convention Secretariat launched the official WHO FCTC Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/FCTCofficial) and Twitter account (http://twitter.com/FCTCofficial)

If you sign up for WHO FCTC social media accounts, you will be the first to find out about any official publications and other developments related to COP6 and the Convention. Please like and follow!

Launch of McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer knowledge hub website

Through the McCabe Centre knowledge hub website, Parties and interested partners can find information regarding the WHO FCTC, State obligations under international trade and investment law, and the relationships between them. The knowledge hub site also provides information on ongoing trade and investment challenges to implementation of tobacco control measures.