Adopting New International Health Instruments – What Can We Learn From the FCTC?; Comment on “The Legal Strength of International Health Instruments - What It Brings to Global Health Governance?”

Document Type : Commentary


1 Department of International Law/Global Health Law Groningen, Faculty of Law, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

2 Global Health Law Groningen Research Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands


This Commentary forms a response to Nikogosian’s and Kickbusch’s forward-looking perspective about the legal strength of international health instruments. Building on their arguments, in this commentary we consider what we can learn from the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) for the adoption of new legal international health instruments.


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