World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development agency for credit unions. World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation.
Network: Youth Business International is a global network of independent non-profit initiatives helping young people to start and grow their own business and create employment. HRH The Prince of Wales is our President.
YBI members assist under-served young entrepreneurs with a combination of training, access to capital, mentoring and other business development services.
They adapt this common approach to their local context, working in partnership with governments, businesses and multilateral and civil society organisations.
The overall goal of the Marketplace website is to globally reduce unemployment and underemployment among youth. We aim to do this by providing an online space where youth employment stakeholders and young entrepreneurs can come to find or exchange innovative ideas, expertise, advice and partnership. The Marketplace is the centralized location from which YEN carries out its partnership brokering and information exchange activities.