Disseminate Fact Sheets
- Article 5.3: How and Why
- Role of Public Officials in the Global Tobacco Treaty
- Global Tobacco Treaty and Governance: A Role of International Organizations
- SEATCA Bulletin: Prevent Tobacco Industry Interference
FIND OUT YOUR GOVERNMENT’S LEVEL OF COMPLIANCE
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.”
all meetings, position papers, correspondences, and comments of the tobacco industry.