Roundtable meeting and workshop on implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Georgia

29–30 September 2014, Tbilisi, Georgia

A roundtable meeting on implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) was organized at the Parliament of Georgia on 29 September 2014. A workshop specifically focused on implementation of Article 5.3 of the Convention will take place on 30 September 2014 followed by a series of meetings with stakeholders.

Article 5.3 of the FCTC requires all Parties, when setting and implementing their public health policies with respect to tobacco control, to: “. . . act to protect these policies from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry in accordance with national law”.