Which country will host the 7th session of Conference of Parties (COP7) on tobacco control?
India will host 7th session of Conference of Parties (COP7) on tobacco control from November 7-12, 2016 at India Exposition Mart in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The conference will provide an opportunity to learn from other countries and showcase the steps taken by India to check tobacco consumption. More than 1500 delegates from 180 countries along with other Observers in official relations with the WHO FCTC Secretariat, Geneva are expected to participate in the conference. It is the first occasion that a Conference of Parties (COP) meeting is being held in India. The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is the first global evidence-based public health treaty that recognizes the right of all people to the highest standard of health.