About Junior Chamber International (JCI)

JCI (Junior Chamber International) is a network of young active citizens, with 200,000 active JCI members and millions of JCI alumni participating in projects, meetings, learning programs and events. JCI members contribute to the advancement of the global community by creating positive changes in approximately 6,000 communities in more than 115 nations worldwide.

NAME: Junior Chamber International (JCI), Inc., is a network of young active citizens between the ages of 18 and 40.

MEMBERSHIP: National Organizations federated to JCI are active in more than 6,000 local organizations located in more than 115 nations and territories.


JCI is a non-governmental organization (NGO) with active participation in the United Nations system, including several UN agencies such as UNICEF and UNCTAD. JCI has cooperation agreements with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Association of Students in Economics and Management (AIESEC), the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and the Inter-American Foundation (IAF). It is an organisation of young people aged between 18 to 40 years and has members in more than 120 countries. 

Recently, UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has granted JCI new consultative status, advancing our long time partnership and collaborative relations with the UN. JCI joins an elite group of fewer than 150 large, established NGOs that hold general status with ECOSOC.


2021 JCI PRESIDENT: Mr Ryubun Kojima from JCI Japan