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1 2013 Plan of Action UN Affairs commissioners for The Americas Selene Núñez JCI Panamá Andrés Retali JCI Argentina Kim Lambert JCI USA

2 JCI Plan of Action 2013 Main Goals Goals The organization has three goals in 2013: 1. To be recognized as a solution provider to the greatest global challenges of our time as defined by the eight(8) United Nations Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs). 2. To empower members to respond to the needs of the world and consequently create a bigger impact 3. To improve the quality of service to JCI members around the world

3 Actions related to the UN (MDGs) within the JCI PoA 2013 Enhance collaboration with key partners while continuing to pursue commitments to advance the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Continue the commitment to fund the purchase and distribution of one million insecticide-treated mosquito nets by 2015 (UN MDG 6) in collaboration with the UN Foundation during major events. The goal for 2013 will be USD$600,000. Continue to promote the principles of the UN Global Compact ensuring the sign up of small and medium size enterprises. (UN MDG 8) Seek the establishment of a partnership with a UN or other international agency to promote gender equality and maternal health (UN MDGS 3 and 5) Coordinate a competent delegation to present a position paper representing the voice of young people to the G20 meeting in Russia. (UN MDG 8) Create an online platform that will monitor and track ongoing and completed member projects related to the UN MDGs around the world. Promote awareness and encourage local organizations to take action or activities related to the UN MDGs on JCI Active Citizen Day, December 11, Responsible parties: JCI Officers, National Officers, JCI Members, JCI World Headquarters Staff.

4 Deliverables 2013 PromoteShareConnect Create a training for our members (JCI and UN history, MDGs, Global Compact, ) Connect with National Organizations Create (digital) quarterly newsletter National Organizations Training program to describe the JCI-UN MDG's with the focus on developing on community ideas for each goal National Organizations, JCI Training Commission Use JCI Americas Local Organizations Group in Facebook page with frequent updates (already created last year) and also to create a blog to educate members All JCI Organization Members in The Americas and Partners of JCI Attend and support The Americas National President Meeting in Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep.; Global Partnership Summit in New York, USA; The Americas Conference in Saint Louis, Missouri All JCI Organization Members in The Americas and Partners of JCI Use JCI DO on Facebook to share UN MDG activities/projectsAll JCI Organization Members in The Americas and Partners of JCI Promote 2013 Global Partnership Summit and the 2012 GPS Resolution Share experiences with commissioners thru frequent conference calls All JCI Organization Members in The Americas and Partners of JCI Build a knowledge base for future UN commissioners Previous and Future UN Commissioners, JCI Headquarters

5 JCI Plan of Action 2013 for The Americas To confirm with all JCI National Organizations, if one exists, if they have a partnership with a Global Compact network in their countries, as well within UN regional offices. Working together with the JCI Training Commission, to check if National Organization is interested to have JCI CSR training for members in their countries. Promote the creation of the National and Local directions for the MDGs and their statutory recognition. Modify the form of project formulation to guide their implementation to promote the MDGs. Seminar aimed at raising awareness and implementing activities towards MDGs, emphasizing their application to attract new members and strategic alliances. Promotion of videos capturing MDGs activities. Promote and participate on JCI - UN Summit. Motivate to celebrate the JCI Active Citizen Day, according to the resolution of the JCI Summit 2012, ie, strongly promoting the MDGs. Promote the inclusion in 100% efficiency sections directly linked to the MDGs. Promoting through web site and SNS like Facebook, blogs, twitter account and of course through each JCI National and local web page at

6 UN Affairs commissioners worldwide Chairperson: Keita Endo Africa & Middle East: Darius Atsoo (Togo) Lucia Motloung (South Paschal Dike Asia and the Pacific Lena Wong Alan Mackinnon Tae-ho Kim (Korea) Americas Andres Retali Kim Lambert (USA) Selene Antares Nunez Cedeno Europe Sevinc Atay Robbert-van Waart (the CEATTP: Ismail Haznedar

7 Duties JCI UN Affairs Commissioner The UN Affairs Commissioners are nominated by the JCI President, according to JCI Bylaw 8-23 & Policies 8-9, and are expected to act on behalf of JCI under the guidance and approval of the President or Secretary General. The UN Affairs Commission is required to adhere to JCI ʼ s policies and operational principles and the following guidelines: 1. The purpose of the Commission is to: a) Further the relationship between JCI (Junior Chamber International, Inc.) and the UN by: i. Promoting the 2013 JCI Global Partnership Summit ii. Implementing the 2012 JCI Global Partnership Summit Resolution iii. Promoting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and engaging organizations to incorporate them into project planning through the JCI Active Citizen Framework iv. Advancing the practices of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) within the Organization v. Promoting the UN Global Compact principles as well as encouraging working relations between JCI Local Organizations and the UN Global Compact Local Networks vi. Fundraising and creating awareness of the JCI Nothing But Nets Campaign. b) Act as a liaison between JCI National Organizations and report to commission chairperson and officers. Advocate the philosophy of the UN within each respective Area c) Encourage National and Local Organizations to report their projects related to the UN MDGs, CSR and JCI Nothing But Nets by uploading them to the JCI web site d) Submit recommendations for the following year for proposed action to be taken by JCI to the Chairperson (copy assigned JCI staff officer), who will report to the JCI Secretary General. The Secretary General will submit them to the Board of Directors.

8 2. The Commission will enter no agreement or pledge or communication, nor make any formal statements or binding agreements to the UN, its agencies or to media. 3. The Commission is expected to work based on the guidance of the Commission Chairperson and assigned JCI staff officer. 4. For the sake of preserving continuity, the Commission understands that the JCI Secretary General or, by his request, his assigned JCI staff officer, is the main contact to the UN and its agencies. 5. The Commission is expected to upload reports to the JCI web site on his or her proposed plans and subsequent implementation, based on his or her terms of reference and the following reporting schedule: Plan of Action/Schedule of implementation Monday, January 21, 2013 Midyear (Progress Report Monday, July 1, 2013 World Congress (Final Report) Tuesday, October 1, The Commissioner must notify the Chairperson, with copies to the JCI Secretary General and his assigned JCI staff officer, when reports have been uploaded. 7. Copies of correspondence from the Commissioner to the JCI President, Chairperson and National Organizations must be sent to the JCI Secretary General and assigned JCI staff officer. 8. For purposes of these terms of reference, the assigned JCI staff officer is the Deputy Secretary General, Arrey Obenson Duties JCI UN Affairs Commissioner

9 UN affairs Commissioners for the Americas Andrés Retali JCI Argentina JCI UN Commissioner for South America Selene A. Núñez C. JCI Panama JCI UN Commissioner for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean Kim Lambert JCI USA JCI UN Commissioner for USA and Canada

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