Resources: FCTC Guidelines

Reports & Studies

Putting the FCTC Article 6 Guidelines to Work

This presentation explains the WHO FCTC Article 6 Guidelines for non-technical audiences and provides tips on how to use the Guidelines for advocacy.

Guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3

At its third session in November 2008, the Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC on the protection of public health policies with respect to tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry (decision FCTC/COP3(7)).

Guidelines for implementation of Article 6

Guideline for implementing Article 6 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which outlines price and tax measures to reduce the demand for tobacco.

Guidelines for implementation of Article 8

At its second session in July 2007, the Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted guidelines for implementation of Article 8 of the WHO FCTC on protection from exposure to tobacco smoke (decision FCTC/COP2(7)).

Guidelines for implementation of Articles 9 and 10 (partial)

The purpose of the guidelines is to assist Parties in meeting their obligations under Articles 9 and 10 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to strengthen their tobacco-control policies through regulation of the contents and emissions of tobacco products and through regulation of tobacco product disclosures.

Guidelines for implementation of Article 11

At its third session in November 2008, the Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted guidelines for implementation of Article 11 of the WHO FCTC on “Packaging and labelling of Tobacco Products” (decision FCTC/COP3(10)).

Guidelines for implementation of Article 12

At its fourth session in November 2010, the Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted guidelines for implementation of Article 12 of the WHO FCTC on education, communication, training and public awareness (decision FCTC/COP4(7)).

Guidelines for implementation of Article 13

Guidelines for introducing and enforcing comprehensive bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Guidelines for implementation of Article 14

These guidelines assist Parties in meeting their obligations under Article 14 of the WHO FCTC to promote cessation of tobacco use and adequate treatment for tobacco dependence.

How to Protect Public Policy from the Tobacco Industry: Key elements of Article 5.3 Guidelines

Ways to protect public policy from the tobacco industry and outlines the key elements of Article 5.3 Guidelines.

A Guide to Domestic Implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

The FCTC sets out, in legally binding form, internationally accepted public health standards. This guide is an attempt to provide an overview of the key substantive commitments
in the FCTC.(2006)