ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate

This document provides information on labour trends in the tobacco sector, the ILO’s activities in the sector, as well as on the role and responsibilities of the ILO with respect to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on any measures the Office should take to prevent interference in tobacco control efforts by the tobacco industry and organizations that work to further the interests of the tobacco industry (see the draft decision in paragraph 39).