STOP’s letter to the OECD Secretary General

20 March 2019 Angel Gurria Secretary-General Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Dear OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria: We, the leadership of STOP, a global tobacco industry watchdog, write to express our grave concern that a Philip Morris International (PMI) executive is scheduled to speak in a session entitled “Responsible Lobbying: Aligning Profit for […]

Open Letter to Urge WHO Executive Board to Reject Foundation for a Smoke Free World (FSFW)

28th January 2019 To the Director General and Executive Board of the World Health Organization, We write to you, as members of the global public health community, to express our grave concern at the attempt by the Philip Morris International-funded entity, Foundation for a Smoke Free World (FSFW), to pave the road for partnership with […]


TRACK AND TRACE SYSTEMS AND THEIR PROPONENTS: THE LINKS WITH THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY  From Complicity in Cigarette Smuggling to Promoting so-called Solutions The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (text here) will enter into force on 25 September 2018. It builds on Article 15 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO […]

United Nation Global Compact Integrity Policy Update

October 13, 2017 Source: United Nations Global Compact   Following a comprehensive integrity review as part of its new 2030 strategy and vision, the United Nations Global Compact has enhanced its policies and procedures to more closely align with the broader UN system. Effective 12 September 2017, the UN Global Compact will increase scrutiny of […]