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7th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7)

Date: 07 November 2016 - 12 November 2016, Venue: Uttar Pradesh, Greater Noida

Embassy of the Czech Republic, New Delhi will  participate in the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) - 7th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7). The meetings, jointly organised by the Government of India and the Convention Secretariat, will take place at the India Expo Centre & Mart in Delhi. COP7 will be held from 7-12 November 2016.

The formal title of the meeting is “the seventh session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7)”. It will bring together the WHO FCTC’s 180 Parties – which includes almost every country in the world, as well as regional economic integration organizations like the European Union.

It is the first occasion that a COP meeting is being held in India and signals a strong and generous commitment of the Government of India to increase international co-operation and awareness of the WHO FCTC globally and especially in the WHO South-East Asia Region.

The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the governing body of the WHO FCTC and is comprised of all Parties to the Convention. It keeps under regular review the implementation of the Convention and takes the decisions necessary to promote its effective implementation, and may also adopt protocols, annexes and amendments to the Convention.