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Webinar on youth tobacco use and advertising 26th October 2022 - 18 July 2022

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Join the WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub on Tobacco Surveillance on 26th October 2022​ (Helsinki 15:00 -17:00, Brussels 14:00-16:00, New York 08:00 am - 10:00 am) for a webinar on


“The Impact of the Implementation of the Article 13 of the WHO FCTC on Youth Tobacco Use”

Objective: To present the recent evidence-base for the importance of the accelerated implementation of the Article 13 of the WHO FCTC in the prevention of youth tobacco and e-cigarette use.

Target group: Regulators and experts in health promotion and tobacco use prevention. Participation of tobacco industry and related entities is not allowed in line with the Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC.


Please register to the webinar through this link or through the QR-code below. The link to join the webinar will be sent to your e-mail shortly before the event.

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(in Helsinki time)


15:00 – 15:20 Welcome and introduction 

                       Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland

                       CDC Foundation ​

15:20 – 15:45 The implementation of the Article 13 of the WHO FCTC and youth tobacco and e-cigarette use

                       WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub on Surveillance, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare

15:45 – 16:05 Discussion & movement break 😊                                                      

16:05 – 16:20 Tobacco prevention: How to prevent youth consumption and advertising exposure through measures and interventions?

                       WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub on education, communication, training and public awareness, Santé publique France, France

16:20 – 16:40 Commentary speech

                       Prof. Pekka Puska, Chair of the WHO FCTC Impact Assessment expert group

16:40 – 16:50 Discussion

16:50 – 17:00 Summing up and End of webinar



You can find more information of the project on this page.

The webinar is hosted by the WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub on Tobacco Surveillance (Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health (JPHCOPH) Georgia Southern University.

The organizers gratefully acknowledge funding from the CDC Foundation.

For further information, please, contact the Knowledge Hub at THL WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub on Surveillance