G4 - Constraints or barriers in implementing the Protocol

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Party 2020 Region
Austria Answer not provided WHO European Region
Belgium Report not provided WHO European Region
Benin LE MANQUE DENGAGEMENT DES CORPS HABILLES (police, douane) qui continuent de banaliser le tabac et pensent que cest seulement le ministère de la santé qui soccupe de la lutte antitabac et que eux cest la drogue et les médicaments contrefaits qui sont à surveiller WHO African Region
Brazil Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Burkina Faso Absence de financement des activités WHO African Region
Cabo Verde we havent started to implement the protocol yet. Cape Verde just ratified and deposited the treaty WHO African Region
Chad Answer not provided WHO African Region
Comoros Manque de programme National WHO African Region
Congo Answer not provided WHO African Region
Costa Rica - Factor político y técnico. - Situación fiscal del país. - Carencia de estudios científicos nacionales que orienten la toma de decisiones. - Carencia de un mecanismo de coordinación inter-institucional que impulse la aplicación del Protocolo. WHO Region of the Americas
Côte d'Ivoire -Les intérêts divergents entre les acteurs impliqués dans la mise en oeuvre du protocole; -le choix du système national de suivi et de traçabilité; -labsence dun système formel de collecte de données des produits du tabac. WHO African Region
Croatia Report not provided WHO European Region
Cyprus Report not provided WHO European Region
Czech Republic Report not provided WHO European Region
Ecuador Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Eswatini Report not provided WHO African Region
European Union Insufficient geographic coverage. WHO European Region
Fiji Specific guidelines/guidance on T&T. WHO Western Pacific Region
France Report not provided WHO European Region
Gabon Report not provided WHO African Region
Gambia the Illicit trade protocol yet to be domesticated ineffective enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act 2016 WHO African Region
Germany Report not provided WHO European Region
Guinea Report not provided WHO African Region
Hungary Report not provided WHO European Region
India Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Based on ratification and notification the law of joining the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the protocol, the Ministry of Health has been responsible for implementing the protocol. The Central Headquarters for Fighting Against Commodity & Foreign Exchange Smuggling financed national activities but the amount is not available. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Iraq عدم وجود مبادئ توجيهية لتنفيذ البروتوكول ونقص الخبرات وتبادل المعلومات الدولي WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Kenya Report not provided WHO African Region
Kuwait الكويت جديدة في تطبيق البروتوكول وجاري العمل على التنسيق لتطبيق البروتوكول WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Latvia Answer not provided WHO European Region
Lithuania Report not provided WHO European Region
Luxembourg Report not provided WHO European Region
Madagascar Report not provided WHO African Region
Mali Answer not provided WHO African Region
Malta Report not provided WHO European Region
Mauritius As Party to the Protocol, different stakeholders have been mandated to ensure the implementation of the relevant articles of the Protocol and so far there have not been major constraints or barriers in the implementation process to date. However the lack of technical know-how on the implementation of key aspects of some articles of the Protocol is strongly felt and it would be a wise initiative for the Convention Secretariat to explore avenues of capacity building in these sectors to ensure timely and satisfactory implementations. WHO African Region
Mongolia Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Montenegro I consider it necessary to appoint a person at the national level to monitor the implementation of the Protocol on the Elimination of Illicit Tobacco Flows. WHO European Region
Nicaragua Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Niger - Problème de renforcement des acteurs( douaniers, juges, sociétés civiles, agents de commerce, Forces de Défense) ; - Problème de coordination des actions. WHO African Region
Nigeria Report not provided WHO African Region
Norway Directive 2014/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products and repealing Directive 2001/37/EC is not yet implemented in the EEA agreement WHO European Region
Pakistan Report not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Panama • Interferencia de la industria tabacalera (IT) que genera obstaculos para avanzar en la implementación de las medidas establecidas en el protocolo (por ejemplo promoción de sistemas de seguimiento y localización diseñados por la IT) • Carencia de directrices para la aplicación del artículo 8 del Protocolo • Burocracia para la aprobación de instrumentos legales • Falta de comprensión de la Asamblea de Diputados con relación a la necesidad de emitir licencias para la comercialización de productos de tabaco y sus diferentes puntos en la cadena de comercialización • Multiplicidad de opciones para el establecimiento de sistemas de seguimiento y localización que dificultan el anñalisis de las mejores opciones WHO Region of the Americas
Portugal Report not provided WHO European Region
Qatar Effective engagement of the legal system in comperhensive Tobacco control activities Lack of effective regional and international collaporation in relation to Protocol WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Samoa - Interference of Tobacco Industries on policy development. - Capacity of the existing legislation/laws to accommodate illicit trade on tobacco and tobacco products. WHO Western Pacific Region
Saudi Arabia Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Senegal Nous navons pas encore démarré la mise ne oeuvre du Protocole pour éliminer le commerce illicite du tabac et des produits du tabac. WHO African Region
Serbia The planned capacity building by the gradual implementation of the employment that already adopted by Government according to the needs assessment will face a lot of challenges in the context of combating the coronavirus pandemic. WHO European Region
Seychelles Report not provided WHO African Region
Slovakia Report not provided WHO European Region
Spain Report not provided WHO European Region
Sri Lanka Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Sweden Answer not provided WHO European Region
Togo Answer not provided WHO African Region
Turkey Answer not provided WHO European Region
Turkmenistan Report not provided WHO European Region
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Answer not provided WHO European Region
Uruguay Dificultad en lograr compromiso de las autoridades de las instituciones relacionadas con la implementación del Protocolo. Bajo grado de institucionalidad de la Comisión interinstitucional para la aplicación del Protocolo. WHO Region of the Americas
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