Nazarene youth ministry is organized globally under the auspices of Nazarene Youth International (NYI), under the NYI Charter, and the authority of the general superintendent in jurisdiction for NYI and General Board. The global NYI shall be composed of members, local groups and district organizations, of Nazarene Youth International around the world. The global NYI is governed by the NYI Charter and the NYI Global Ministry Plan approved by the General Assembly.
There shall be a quadrennial Global Nazarene Youth International (NYI) Convention which shall meet at a time set by the Board of General Superintendents, in consultation with the Global Council of Nazarene Youth International. The quadrennial convention shall be composed of members as are designated in the NYI Global Ministry Plan (810).
The convention shall elect a global chair and a global vice chair, who shall be members ex-officio of the Global Nazarene Youth International (NYI) Council and shall serve without salary.
The Global Nazarene Youth International (NYI) Council shall be composed of the chair, vice chair, youth members-at-large, and representation from each region as designated by the NYI Global Ministry Plan (810). The director of Nazarene Youth International shall serve ex-officio on the council. The council shall be responsible to the General Board through the Global Mission Committee, and general superintendent in jurisdiction for NYI, and shall conduct itself under the authority of the NYI Charter and the NYI Global Ministry Plan. The Global NYI Council members shall hold office until the conclusion of the next General Assembly, when their successors are elected and qualified.
The Global Nazarene Youth International (NYI) shall be represented at the General Assembly by the global NYI chair at the close of his or her term (301).