Latest News


COP6 – Moscow, we are coming!

From 13th to 18th October the COP6 of the FCTC is going to be held in Moscow. It’s the time and place where decisions regarding the future of tobacco control are made. Two of our members will join the conference as observers.

utcb neg

Uganda: British American Tobacco is leaving

Tobacco is one of Uganda’s main export goods. With a market share of 85% British American Tobacco is currently the most active tobacco company in the country. Now the company announced to leave the country.

All News >

Latest background articles

CC BY-NY 2.0 flickr: sharms in wonderland

The poor produce for the poor: Bidis

Omnipresent and much cheaper than normal cigarettes, bidis belong to the daily scenerie in India, Bangladesh and some other countries. These “poor man’s cigarettes” are produced by the poorest of the poor.


Too far away? – Act now!

Now you can show, that the exploitation of people and the destruction of natural resources does not leave you indifferent, no matter where in the world.

All background articles >