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WHO-tobacco-posterPDFOn the occasion of World No Tobacco Day 2013 you are invited to a workshop at the European Parliament:

Do tobacco control measures reduce tobacco use?
Evidence from research and practice

When: 30 May 2013, 12:30 - 14:30

Where: European Parliament
Room ASP 1 G3, Brussels
Lunch will be served outside the meeting room

Hosted by Linda McAvan, Member of the European Parliament, and organized by the World Health Organization

This workshop will be introduced by Linda McAvan, MEP, and the WHO Regional Office for Europe.

The seminar will offer a review of the scientific evidence on effectiveness of key measures to reduce smoking, with special reference to the issues addressed by the revision of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (WHO).

A roundtable discussion will then focus on "Learning from doing – evidence from practice": with the experience of Turkey (Prof Akdag), Brazil (Dr. Vera da Costa e Silva), the European Commission and and the Smoke Free Partnership.

Reactions from Members of the European Parliament and the Tobacco Products Directive Shadow Rapporteurs will be welcomed at the end of the workshop

We do hope that you will be able to join us for this timely discussion.


If you experience any difficulty registering, please contact Ine Mortelmans at or Tel: (+)32-2-506.46.64

Additional information:

and the Smoke Free Partnership

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