News

24. January 2018

Human Rights & Tobacco Control Conference 2018

The Human Rights and Tobacco Control Network (HRTCN) this year conducts a pre-conference to the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, South Africa, to highlight the links between tobacco control and human rights. Register now.
11. December 2017

Secondhand smoke at work: 433,000 deaths

SDG-Factsheet No. 4 shows the health risks for workers inherent in secondhand smoke at workplaces and in working conditions in tobacco growing.
14. November 2017

Disappointing: ILO postpones decision

Disappointing: Governing Body of the ILO again decides to postpone its decision whether to cut tobacco ties.
26. October 2017

ILO amongst last UN Agencies accepting money from ‘Big Tobacco’

Press release of the Framework Convention Alliance: On 1 November 2017, delegates of the Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) will be asked to vote to extend their partnership with the tobacco industry. This proposal comes despite recommendations from the UN Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC).
16. October 2017

ILO asked to end conflict of interest

Press release: Responding to mounting pressure, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has to consider severing ties with the tobacco industry.