Due Date: June 16, 2019

Applications for the UICC’s Young Leaders Program 201 9 are now open. The Young Leaders Program recognizes and supports aiming young experts in cancer control by supplying distinct chances for peer-to-peer knowing, for linking and connecting with skilled leaders, along with the possibility to engage and take part in identified worldwide and local occasions.

UICC intends to support hopeful young cancer control experts to end up being effective leaders in cancer control and the larger worldwide health neighborhood. In order to do so, UICC uses a distinct chance to end up being a UICC Young Leader and to be part of a worldwide network of motivating and enthusiastic young leaders in cancer control.

Program Cycle

Each program cycle lasts 12 months and choice happens every other year. The Young Leaders Program starts at the World Cancer Leaders’ Top (WCLS) the exact same year as the application and choice procedure. Young Leaders are accompanied by a group of previous program individuals who function as ‘guides’ assisting them get acquainted with the occasion and to make connections with appropriate contacts. The WCLS offers an important chance for finding out and networking with prominent worldwide professionals.

In the 12 months following the WCLS, Young Leaders should determine and participate in an appropriate cancer occasion, or arrange a discovering see which lines up with their interests and knowledge and results in local effect, or intends to start a local cooperation. The program officially concludes at the World Cancer Congress (WCC) the list below year, where Young Leaders participate in and share finest practices and lessons discovered through a devoted session. The WCC is the perfect platform for additional networking and worldwide engagement.


  • Acknowledgment and exposure: Young Leaders’ are included on the UICC site along with at all appropriate occasions.
  • Gain Access To: Young Leaders’ delight in special access to occasions such as the World Cancer Leaders’ Top which is a top-level, welcome just occasion. They are qualified to participate in UICC occasions such as the World Cancer Congress at affordable rates and have the chance to participate in appropriate local conferences as a UICC ambassador/representative. Young Leaders’ likewise access to UICC resources such as online training chances and fellowship grants.
  • Engagement: Young Leaders’ constantly have a point of contact at the UICC secretariat in Geneva. They are used the chance to sign up with UICC Congress committees (for e.g. Abstract or Program Committee) and appropriate job forces depending upon their knowledge and interests.
  • Neighborhood: Following conclusion of the program, they sign up with the existing group of alumni Young Leaders, a proactive neighborhood of cancer control experts who engage with and assistance UICC’s work.


UICC specifies a Young Leader as somebody who:

  • Depends On and consisting of 40 years of age at the application due date
  • Is an emerging cancer control expert with shown effect in their network/organisation
  • Is proficient in English (both spoken and composed) for effective interaction at a worldwide level
  • Is a self-starter with tested experience in neighborhood engagement and mobilisation in their regional setting
  • Has the aspiration to scale their influence on a local and worldwide level


Young Leaders are anticipated to:

  • Stick to the standard procedure set prior to the program
  • Actively support other UICC Young Leaders’
  • Function As a UICC ambassador
  • Assistance UICC and offer assistance on particular locations of knowledge, when appropriate
  • Take part in UICC’s flagship occasions such as World Cancer Day
  • It is anticipated that where possible following the program, Young Leaders will intend to participate in the World Cancer Congress every other year and continue to add to the growing network of UICC Young Leaders.


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For more details, see UICC’s Young Leaders Program

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