Four COPs and counting: achievements, underachievements and looming challenges in the early life of the WHO FCTC Conference of the Parties

Jonathan Liberman
2012 Tobacco Control  
As the governing body of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the Conference of the Parties (COP) is mandated to 'keep under regular review the implementation of the Convention and take the decisions necessary to promote its effective implementation'. The COP has a range of critical roles to play spanning the setting of normative standards, the building and dissemination of knowledge, the monitoring
doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050232 pmid:22345251 fatcat:qovtjsfz7fen3dibrql7erwy4a