United Nations

International Partner

Focus: UN Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs)
JCI has officially partnered with the UN since 1954. Through the years, these relationships have expanded to include various branches in the UN system as the two organizations collaborate to magnify their collective impact.

In 2003, JCI committed to advancing the UN Millennium Development Goals, a set of time-bound targets for poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women. JCI Members organize thousands of projects every year committed to advancing the goals and using the UN MDGs as a framework.

At JCI’s many Leadership Summits, held in collaboration with the UN, delegates join with representatives from key partners to focus on a current issue and seek workable solutions for members to enact locally. Read more about the 2009 JCI Leadership Summit.