JCI is proud to partner with other organizations who enhance and amplify the skills and abilities of JCI members on their leadership journey within our organization and beyond it. Some of our key partners are listed here.
As the world’s largest business organization, the ICC shares our mutual goal of ensuring peace and well-being through socially responsible business and entrepreneurship. The organization represents more than 45 million companies in over 100 countries and provides resources that enable JCI members to participate in community-building commerce locally, nationally and internationally.
AIESEC is an international nonprofit run “by young people, for young people.” The organization offers an avenue for individual development and cross-cultural understanding through opportunities like volunteering and interning abroad. Together with AIESEC, JCI recognizes and grows the innate talents of young leaders around the world.
JCI’s partnership with the UN began in 1954 when the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) granted JCI Special Consultative status. The UN takes action on some of humanity’s most pressing challenges. Our relationship with the UN grants JCI members a unique perspective on international cooperation and community development, giving them the opportunity to participate in global change initiatives.
Aiming to empower the world economy through smart investing, the WBAF works across borders to create financial resources for entrepreneurs. JCI and the WBAF use their partnership not only to encourage innovation amongst JCI members, but to give them the necessary skills to make their innovative ideas successful in the market.
The Ban Ki-Moon Centre for Global Citizens is a nonprofit organization which focuses on leadership, mediation, advocacy and education, particularly for women and young people. Combining our mutual interests in leadership and community development, JCI works with the Centre to address today’s global challenges.
JCI’s partnership with the Kofi Annan Foundation endeavors to mobilize young leaders to make social change for the benefit of all humanity. Among other projects, the Kofi Annan Foundation strives to alleviate hunger and support democracy. Through open dialogue with world leaders, JCI and the Kofi Annan Foundation collaborate to earn key stakeholder support for meaningful policy solutions.