Implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
The first WHO Global Public Health Treaty - The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) - has been adopted by 40 countries. In accordance with the provisions of the Convention the Treaty entered into force for the first 40 Contracting Parties on Sunday, 27 February 2005.
For this important occasion a ceremony was held in the WHO headquarters in Geneva on 28th February 2005 where WHO Member States’ Contracting Parties to the WHO FCTC and all other WHO Member States and regional economic integration organizations were invited.
ICOH have been contributing in the FCTC development and implementation with many initiatives including the output of the network of tobacco free workplaces.