Opinion: Tobacco taxes too effective to overlook in financing for development

27th May 2015

"Governments are in the midst of tough talks in New York over the text of the Addis Ababa Accord, which is scheduled to be adopted at the end of the Third Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), to be held in Ethiopia in July. However at last report, negotiators continued to downplay a powerful mechanism that governments could use to help achieve and finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in September: tobacco taxes."

Read full op-ed by Katie Dain, NCD Alliance Executive Director, via @ipsnews, in the link below.