Making a Difference in Cancer Prevention and Control
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The Smoke Free Partnership and the Association of European Cancer Leagues request your pre-registration for:
A Cocktail Event in support of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC):
Celebrating World No Tobacco Day 2011
When? 18.00 - 20.00, 31 May 2011
Where? Members’ Salon, European Parliament, Brussels
Host? Glenis Willmott MEP
Event Details? This event provided an opportunity to celebrate World No Tobacco Day 2011 in a relaxed atmosphere over drinks and food and to acknowledge all EU officials and Parliamentarians that have supported the aims of the WHO FCTC.
The FCTC is the world's foremost tobacco control instrument. The first treaty ever negotiated under the auspices of WHO, it represents a significant achievement in the advancement of public health. In force only since 2005, it is already one of the most rapidly and widely embraced treaties in the history of the United Nations, with more than 170 Parties. An evidence-based treaty, it reaffirms the right of all people to the highest standard of health and provides a new legal dimension for cooperation in tobacco control.