Rotary International is the association of Rotary Clubs throughout the world. Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world. The membership of Rotary International consists of member Rotary Clubs which continue to perform the obligations imposed by the constitutional documents.
Rotarians are members of their respective clubs. The Rotary Clubs are members of Rotary International. The purposes of Rotary International are:
1. To encourage, promote, extend and supervise Rotary throughout the world;
2. To coordinate and generally direct the activities of Rotary International