Opening speeches

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On 31st October, at le Palais des congrès de Paris, the French President François Hollande and Her Majesty the Queen of Spain opened the 2016 World Cancer Congress, calling for a greater international and national cooperation to further address the rising cancer burden.

We are pleased to share the speeches of all leaders who intervened during the 2016 World Cancer Congress Opening Ceremony.

Master of Ceremonies: Alex Taylor

Professor Tezer Kutluk, President - Union for International Cancer Control
Speech in English
Professor Jacqueline Godet, President - French League Against Cancer
Discours en français
Mr. Michel Sidibé, Executive Director - UNAIDS
Speech in English
Discours en français
Her Majesty the Queen Letizia of Spain
Speech in English
Mr François Hollande, President of France
Discours en français
Video en français