The NCD Alliance will be convening the first ever Global NCD Alliance Forum on 13th-15th November 2015 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al-Qassimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of FoCP, International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC, is the Forum’s Patron as part of her commitment to the fight against cancer and NCDs. The Forum is organised in partnership with local host organisation, Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP).
The Forum will bring together representatives from the growing network of national and regional NCD alliances for the first time. With two days of plenary sessions, interactive workshops and networking sessions, the Forum will provide a platform for civil society capacity building, knowledge exchange and sharing of good practice, and stimulating collaboration and new partnerships.
The Global NCD Alliance Forum will convene over 200 NCD leaders, including representatives from national and regional NCD Alliances, international NGOs, multilateral organisations, governments, and the private sector. Attendance is by personal invitation only.
The Global NCD Alliance Forum will take place on 13th-15th November 2015 in Al Jawaher Reception & Convention Centre, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.