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WHO Denies NGO Report’s Claims Of Member States Not Paying Contributions To Tobacco Control Convention

EurActiv.com: WHO denies members failing to pay U.N. tobacco agency
“The World Health Organization (WHO) is fuming over an NGO report which claims that members do not pay their contributions to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the U.N.’s tobacco agency. … Samuel Compton, media coordinator of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, said that the report produced by the Taxpayers Protection Alliance was ‘inaccurate’ and failed to account for the payment schedules adopted by many member states…” (Michalopoulos, 10/12).

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