Turkish youth left their mark on the Balkans

The Balkan Conference, which is organized by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) every year among the Balkan countries, was held in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia this year.

Participants from 6 countries came to the Balkan Conference and Junior Chamber International (JCI) Turkey participated in the Balkan Conference with its 35 members and made a show of strength.

What is Junior Chamber International

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Association ; It is the Turkey leg of the Junior Chamber International organization, which was established in St. Louis, USA in 1915 to achieve the vision of “Being the leading global network for active citizens” and to realize the mission of “Contributing to the positive development of society by providing opportunities for the growth of young people”.

This non-profit international non-governmental organization, formed by young active citizens between the ages of 18-40, has a long history of more than 105 years in the world and 30 years in Turkey.

Junior Chamber International (JCI) organization is one of the largest non-governmental organizations in the world with more than 5,000 branches and 200,000 members in 128 countries of the world as of 2017.

The Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs (JCI) Association, on the other hand, continues its efforts to contribute to the positive development of the society with its 24 branches and nearly 700 members in 15 different provinces of Turkey as of 2017.

Balkan Conference

The heads of the 7 founding countries, who came together at the European Conference in 2015, signed for the Balkan Conference and Turkey, Serbia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Moldova became the founding countries of this conference.

With the Balkan Conference held in Romania for the first time in 2016, this conference officially started. Those who attend the Balkan Conference, which continues to change every year between 7 countries, have the chance to see many new countries.

Turkey is one of the largest countries of this association

Turkey, which is one of the countries where JCI has the highest number of members, has demonstrated this potential at the 2021 Balkan Conference in Serbia.

2021 / 2022 President of JCI Turkey Fatih Şengül, on the other hand, was proud to manage the organization of a country with such great potential.

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