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Course Description

This training covers the key legislative and policy elements of a strategy to safeguard laws and policies from tobacco industry interference. Participants will become acquainted with categories of tobacco industry interference and model frameworks and strategies for preventing and countering industry interference. Participants will have the opportunity to share experiences and review existing national (or sub-national) laws and implementation guidelines, identifying opportunities and challenges for more effective implementation and enforcement of legislation and policy consistent with FCTC Article 5.3. They will examine the key principles and international best practices of effective implementation, enforcement and evaluation and demonstrate enhanced knowledge of key implementation and enforcement procedures, strategies and techniques pertaining to legislation, policy and other measures consistent with FCTC Article 5.3. 

Opportunities for reflection and application will be provided where participants adapt and apply key lessons of relevance from the training and incorporate them into a contextualised strategy, plan, law, ordinance or policy instrument to enhance local implementation and enforcement. They will also identify personal goals, for learning, networking, and collaboration; conduct an analysis of logistical requirements for any follow-up meeting including technical assistance or support needs and reflect on individual learning. 

Offical Language: English

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