In this month's newsletter, find out where the 2016 World Cancer Congress is going to take place, get an update on World Cancer Day, Advocacy and Programmes activities, and much more.

UICC Member Newsletter - Dec 2012

Greetings from the Chair of the Membership Committee

From Dr Benjamin O. Anderson, member of the UICC Board of Directors and new Chair of the Membership Committee.

On behalf of the UICC Membership Committee, let me wish all UICC member organisations, now over 770 in 155 countr


2016 World Cancer Congress - Paris, France

We are pleased to announce that Paris has been selected to host the 2016 World Cancer Congress and World Cancer Leaders’ Summit. We would also like to express our thanks to the cities of Buenos Aires and Tokyo who also bid to host these events.


'Cancer - did you know?'

The World Cancer Day poster is now available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic, and many more materials including the Fact Sheets and the Toolkit are available for download. And don't forget to get your activities on the map of events!



This month's advocacy update includes important information on the adoption of the global NCD targets and indicators which took place at the WHO Global Monitoring Framework meeting, as well as the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer's review of 2012.



Discover programme highlights, including the award recipients of the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer Fellowship, GAPRI and Cervical Cancer Initiative milestones, and UICC’s partners' training opportunities and upcoming application deadlines.


Partnerships 2012

As 2012 comes to a close, we reflect upon all UICC members, corporate partners and foundations that have helped us achieve major milestones on behalf of the global cancer community through our key areas of work: advocacy, convening and programmes



UICC recognises the special contributions made by our Members in 2012. We would like to thank the member organisations that generously made contributions in addition to their annual statutory dues.


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