O’Neill Institute   |  June 9, 2012

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The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University (“O’Neill Institute”) and the InterAmerican Heart Foundation – Argentina (“FIC – Argentina”) have drafted this guide to assist advocates in using shadow reports before United Nations Treaty Monitoring bodies as an effective tobacco control strategy. Shadow reports can propel tobacco control efforts forward at both the national and global levels by (1) placing international pressure on States to implement meaningful tobacco control measures; and (2) strengthening the connection between the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)1 and human rights obligations.

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