Webinar #3 on December 13, 2018 at 3 PM Beirut time

Guide for parties to the who fctc on how to conduct industry monitoring
November 16, 2018

WHO FCTC Global Knowledge Hub on Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking (WTS)


Webinar #3

Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 3 PM Beirut time (+3GMT) // 12.00 GMT


“The relevance of WHO FCTC for waterpipe tobacco control policies in light of decisions of COP8”


I am pleased to invite you to the third webinar hosted by the Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking (WTS) Knowledge Hub (KH) at raising awareness and promoting discussions on matters related to Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking (WTS) use and control.


Date: Dec 13, 2018

Time: 3 PM Beirut time (+3GMT) // 12.00 GMT



  1. To guide Parties on how to apply WHO FCTC articles for controlling waterpipe tobacco and its use
  2. To inform Parties about the decisions of COP8 that are the most relevant for waterpipe tobacco control


Speaker #1

Dr. Tibor Szilagyi

Reporting and Knowledge team leader of the WHO FCTC Convention Secretariat

Topic: Decisions of COP8 and their relevance for waterpipe tobacco control


Speaker #2

Dr. Rima Nakkash

Co Director of the WTS KH

Coordinator of the Tobacco Control Research Group (TCRG) at AUB

Topic: Overview of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking and regulations


The webinar will be conducted at American University of Beirut (AUB), in English and the session will last for no more than one hour.

 For registration please follow the link below: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2896615399661618946

For more information or any question related to the webinar series please contact

Ms. Jessica Najem (jn44@aub.edu.lb)