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  • World Conference on Tobacco or Health: Registration is open

    Announcements  |  27th January 2015

    The 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) will be held from 17 to 21 March 2015 in Abu Dhabi, the Capital City of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  • Updates on the Post-2015 Negotiations

    Announcements  |  22nd January 2015

    The first intergovernmental session on the post-2015 development agenda took place earlier this week at UN Headquarters in New York. Under the theme "stocktaking", Member States were invited to provide their reflections on the post-2015 process so far, and lay broad expectations for the process ahead and for the entire post-2015 agenda, including the proposed sustainable development goals and targets.

  • Accountability is key to tracking progress on NCDs

    Announcements  |  20th January 2015

    "We have global NCD commitments, targets and a plan in place. Now we need to focus our attention on how governments can be held accountable for the commitments made, and what role non-state actors have in this endeavour", said Katie Dain, Executive Director of the NCD Alliance speaking yesterday at the launch of the WHO Global Status Report on NCDs.

  • WHO Global Status Report on NCDs 2014 launched today

    Announcements  |  19th January 2015

    The World Health Organization this morning launched the Global Status Report on NCDs in Geneva. 

  • Post-2015 Negotiations: Civil Society Forum

    Announcements  |  15th January 2015

    In preparation for the first intergovernmental negotiations on the Post-2015 development agenda, to be held from 19-21 January at UN Headquarters in NYC, a Civil Society Stakeholder Forum will be held on 16 January. 

  • WHO Executive Board 2015

    Announcements  |  15th January 2015

    The 136th session of the WHO Executive Board will convene from 26 January to 3 February in Geneva. The agenda for NCDs includes reports on the follow-up to the 2014 UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs and the Second International Conference on Nutrition. 

  • Financing for Development Conference: Draft report open for public consultation

    Announcements  |  15th January 2015

    The Sustainable Development Solutions Network  has launched a draft report on financing for sustainable development that will provide recommendations for the Financing for Development Conference to be held in Addis Abiba, Ethiopia from 13-16 July. 

  • Cigarette Package Health Warnings Status Report, fourth edition launched

    Announcements  |  09th January 2015

    Cigarette Package Health Warnings: International Status Report provides an international overview ranking 198 countries/jurisdictions based on warning size, and lists those that have finalized requirements for picture warnings. Regional breakdowns are also provided.