Nomination for the UICC Board of Directors 2018-2020

11 April 2018

We would like to invite you to nominate candidates for the UICC Board of Directors[i] and UICC President-Elect. This is an exciting opportunity for members, as by nominating candidates, you get to form a team that will represent you and will provide strategic direction to the organisation for the next two years.

We will accept nominations until 1 May 2018. The Nominating Committee[ii] will be responsible for reviewing the nominations received. Along with the UICC President, the Committee will put forward to the General Assembly[iii] an appropriate number of candidates[iv] for the elections of the next President-Elect and members for the Board of Directors. 
We strongly encourage all members to be part of this important process by either nominating candidates and/or voting at the General Assembly for the UICC Board of Directors and UICC President-Elect.
The General Assembly will take place on 2 October 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in conjunction with the World Cancer Congress. Only full members have the right to vote at the General Assembly. Further details about the General Assembly and voting details will follow in May.

To register for the World Cancer Congress, please visit and take advantage of the special rates and benefits for members.
In order to facilitate the nomination process and help you appropriately identify your nominees, two Terms of Reference documents describe the criteria for candidates for the Board of Directors and for the President-Elect.
To be considered, nominations must be received by 1 May 2018 (23:59 GMT+1).

In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact the UICC team at, should you have any questions regarding the nomination process.

Important documents:


[i] UICC Board of Directors is composed of 16 voting members elected by the General Assembly, including the President and the President-Elect.

[ii] The Nominating Committee consists of the President-Elect, the President, the Immediate Past-President and two Board members appointed by the Board.

[iii] UICC General Assembly is the supreme governing body of UICC. It is attended by all UICC members and it is convened every two years.

[iv] The slate of nominees would be determined to ensure a balance of skills, geography, gender and cancer control background as well to ensure continuity between current Board members and new Board members. The Nominating Committee would aim at presenting an appropriate number of candidates for the 14 positions available for members of the Board and one position for President-Elect.

Last update: 
Tuesday 17 April 2018