2020 Food policy Tobacco control

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General Recommendation #25 par. 59 (2020)

Text of the recommendation

59. In some cases, scientific research conducted or financed by private actors can create conflicts of interests, for instance, when business corporations support research related to the type of economic activities in which they are involved, as happened in the past with some tobacco companies. Mechanisms should be established for the disclosure of these actual or perceived conflicts of interest.

Year 2020
Topic Food policy Tobacco control
Document Type General Recommendations
Country N/A
Policy Area Industry interference
Human Rights Comiteee CESCR
Human Rights Right to health Right to information


Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General comment No. 25 (2021) - on children’s rights in relation to the digital environment, CRC/C/GC/25, (2021), Par. 59. Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC/C/GC/25&Lang=en