TAKE ACTION

TAKE ACTION

Raise Awareness

Disseminate Fact Sheets

  1. Article 5.3: How and Why
  2. Role of Public Officials in the Global Tobacco Treaty 
  3. Global Tobacco Treaty and Governance: A Role of International Organizations
  4. SEATCA Bulletin: Prevent Tobacco Industry Interference

Learn from examples of
1. Monitoring Tools
2. Materials
3. Media

FIND OUT YOUR GOVERNMENT’S LEVEL OF COMPLIANCE

Take a Quick Test on:
1. Government Agencies: Role in Tobacco Control
2. Raising Awareness about Article 5.3 of the FCTC

FIND OUT IF EXISTING POLICIES PROTECT YOUR GOVERNMENT

Take a Quick Test on potential policy interventions using Code of Conduct: Ability to Protect against Tobacco Industry Interference

DEVELOP STRATEGIES & PLANS

Check out the case studies and best practices
Review Implementing Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC: Action Planning Checklist

ADOPT RELEVANT POLICIES

Consider sample policies and templates:
1. Reminder for Diplomatic Missions (p. 39)
2. Declaration of Interest (p. 40)
3. Sample Code of Conduct: Guidelines for Meetings with the Tobacco Industry (p. 46)
4. Sample Guidelines relating to Conduct of Officials: Deformalize so-called CSR.
5. Renunciation Letter for Offers of Partnership with the Tobacco Industry.
6. Model Hiring Policy: Revised Guidelines for Hiring Personnel.
7. Requiring Information from the Tobacco Industry.
8. Policy Prohibiting so-called Tobacco Industry CSR.
9. Policy to ensure non-promotion of tobacco and the participation of health officials in trade policy (p. 67)
10. Policy to ensure that no support is given to tobacco industry investments and so-called CSR (p. 69)

MONITOR AND EVALUATE

  • See Adoption of Code of Conduct in line with Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC: Signs of Success
  • Consider using the monitoring tools and reports

QUICK WAYS TO RAISE AWARENESS

Require a declaration of interest

ASK THE LEGAL DIVISION TO REQUIRE ALL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS TO PROVIDE:

“The government of X does NOT deal with the tobacco industry or individuals or entities that work to further the interests of the tobac¬- co industry, except to the extent strictly necessary to effectively regulate the tobacco industry and tobacco products.”

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all meetings, position papers, correspondences, and comments of the tobacco industry.

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