Beyond idealism and realism: Canadian NGO/government relations during the negotiation of the FCTC

  title={Beyond idealism and realism: Canadian NGO/government relations during the negotiation of the FCTC},
  author={Raphael Lencucha and Ronald Labont{\'e} and Michael J. Rouse},
  journal={Journal of Public Health Policy},
The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) marks a unique point in the history of global health governance. This convention produced the first legally binding treaty under the auspices of the World Health Organization. Another first was the extent to which non-governmental organizations (NGOs) participated in the negotiation process. This article explores the relationship between one group of NGOs and their respective government during the negotiation of the FCTC. Documentary analyses… 

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