In order to do so, UICC offers a unique opportunity to become a UICC Young Leader and to be part of a global network of inspiring and ambitious young leaders in cancer control. Through the programme, UICC will facilitate opportunities for peer-to-peer learning, for networking and connecting with experienced leaders, and the chance to engage and participate in recognised international events.
The latest call for applications is now closed. The new cohort of Young Leaders will be announced in August 2019.
UICC's Young Leaders Programme begins every second year at the World Cancer Leaders' Summit for a duration of 12 months.
The programme focuses on the following key areas:
Funding and support is provided to pursue the above three opportunities.
UICC defines a young leader as being someone who is:
The UICC Young Leaders Programme is supported by Roche