Virtual Book Launch: International Human Rights Law and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: Lessons from Africa and Beyond [27 October 2022]

The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center and the Dullah Omar Institute, Faculty of Law, University of the Western Cape, invite you to the virtual launch of the book titled 'International Human Rights Law and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: Lessons from Africa and Beyond' (edited by Ebenezer Durojaye and Lucyline Nkatha Murungi).
  • When Oct 27, 2022 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM (Africa/Johannesburg / UTC200)
  • Where Zoom
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Date: Thursday, 27 October 2022

Time: 09:00 - 10:30 AM EST | 15:00 – 16:30 PM (SAST) | 16:00 - 17:30 PM (GMT)

Venue: Zoom meeting | REGISTER HERE

This book reviews the challenges and opportunities in the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) at the regional and national levels in Africa. It contains an analysis of the relevant norms and monitoring mechanisms at the regional level, and case studies from selected African and other developing countries.  Read more...

Moderator: Paula Knipe (Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape)

Speakers:

  • Benn McGardy (Unit Head, Public Health Law and Policies, Health Promotion Department, WHO Headquarters)
  • Prof Oscar Cabrera(Director, Health & Human Rights Initiative at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law)
  • Nkatha Murungi (co-editor) (Assistant Director, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria)
  • Michelle Maziwisa(Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape)
  • Bright Nkrumah (Free State Centre for Human Rights, University of the Free State)
  • Upendra Bhojani (Institute of Public Health, Bangalore, India)
  • Dr. Lucia Berro Pizzarossa (Health & Human Rights Initiative at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law)

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