Knowledge Hub updates

April 1, 2019
Participants at the FCTC2030 Annual Planning Meeting 2019 in San Salvador, El Salvador. Photo credit FOSALUD.

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer at the FCTC2030 Annual Planning meeting

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer was very pleased to attend the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 2030 (FCTC2030) Annual Planning Meeting from 20-22 […]
February 27, 2019
Plain tobacco packages in Australia. Photography by Erin Johnson Room3.com.au

The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the WTO Panel’s decision in Australia – Plain Packaging

This is a cross-post from the ILA Reporter, the blog of the Australian Branch of the International Law Association. The original post is available at http://ilareporter.org.au/2019/02/the-who-framework-convention-on-tobacco-control-in-the-wto-panels-decision-in-australia-plain-packaging-suzanne-zhou/  […]
December 21, 2018
Image: Participants, visiting experts and McCabe Centre staff at the Plain Packaging Workshop in Melbourne, Australia ©Elle Spring/McCabe Centre

Australia: Workshop on the WTO panel decision in Australia – Plain Packaging

In November, 27 government lawyers and policymakers from 24 WHO FCTC parties joined the Knowledge Hub on Legal Challenges in Melbourne for a one-week Plain Packaging […]
December 20, 2018
Image: McCabe Centre alumni and staff at the Alumni Workshop in Melbourne, Australia. ©Erin Johnson, Room3/McCabe Centre

Australia: McCabe Centre alumni return for the inaugural Alumni Workshop

From 19 to 23 November, with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, the Knowledge Hub […]
November 29, 2018
Before and after plain packaging - cigarette packaging in Australia. Image courtesy of Quit Victoria, 2012

New paper: The WTO Panel Report in Australia – Plain Packaging: Findings and Implications

On 28 June 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel hearing the legal challenge to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws issued a decision in […]
July 3, 2018

An initial overview of the WTO panel decision in Australia – Plain Packaging

On 28 June 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) released the panel report on the challenges to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws. The panel found in […]
June 21, 2018
Melbourne International Legal Training - group photo May 2018

Australia: 8th McCabe Centre International Legal Training Course on Law and NCDs takes place in Melbourne

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer recently completed its 8th International Legal Training Course on law and noncommunicable disease prevention. 14 participants from 12 WHO […]
June 4, 2018
Screenshot of paper, Suzanne Zhou, Jonathan Liberman and Evita Ricafort, 'The impact of the WHO FCTC in defending legal challenges to tobacco control measures.'

New paper – The impact of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in defending legal challenges to tobacco control measures

We have just published a paper for an upcoming Special Supplement of Tobacco Control, which will examine the impact of the World Health Organization Framework Convention […]
February 26, 2018
Banner - 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, 7-9 March 2018

The McCabe Centre at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

The McCabe Centre will be in Cape Town for the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health from 7-9 March 2018. Here are the sessions we […]
January 30, 2018

The new Philip Morris-funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World: independent or not?

In his 23 January BMJ blog, ‘Building a Foundation to accelerate an end to smoking’, Derek Yach again defends and promotes his new Philip Morris-funded Foundation […]