South-South cooperation to support FCTC implementationNovember 5, 2012
Article 13 GuidelinesNovember 7, 2012
Voluntary Assessed Contributions (VACs) are crucial for the operation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), as they represent a predictable and vital cash flow allowing the Secretariat to carry out the workplan agreed by the Conference of the Parties (COP). Although 98 percent of the total VAC amount was collected for the past three biennia, the Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) remains concerned at the number of Parties that have never provided contributions to the FCTC budget. In FCA’s view, the COP should appropriately address both the collection of VACs and measures to secure extrabudgetary contributions on a regular basis.
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