About the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

The new treaty aims at eliminating all forms of illicit trade in tobacco products. It provides tools for preventing illicit trade by securing the supply chain, including by establishing an international tracking and tracing system, by countering illicit trade through dissuasive law enforcement measures and a suite of measures to enable international cooperation.

Useful documents

Case studies

More documents to be added soon:

  • Tracking and tracing in Brazil – a case study
  • Illicit trade in Central America

Overview of the negotiations of the Protocol


please contact the Secretariat at: protocolfctc@who.int

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