Journalist and activist Una Mullally appointed as independent chair of group to oversee development of National LGBT Youth Strategy:
NYCI represents and supports the interests of voluntary youth organisations and uses its collective experience to act on issues that impact on young people.
- December 19, 2016 - 2:45pm
RESOURCES FROM THE EVENT:
Presentations from 'Perspectives from the statutory sector' session:
- Ms Bernie Mc Nally, Assistant Secretary at the Department for Children and Youth Affairs
- Mr Jerry Murphy, Deputy Chief Executive, Pobal
- Mr David Treacy, Education Officer, City of Dublin Education and Training Board
- Including preview of 'Youth Work Changes Lives' campaign materials and Youth Arts Advocacy presentation.
- Video: Youth Work Changes Lives - #IUsedToBeQuiet - Youth Arts Advocacy group
- December 13, 2016 - 11:30am
State saves €2.20 for every €1 spent on youth work, conference told
Too much of the excellent work undertaken by youth organisations with young people is unseen and unheard by politicians, policymakers and the public in general. That was the message emerging from the National Youth Council of Ireland’s annual conference entitled Talking Cents which took place in Dublin Castle today (13.12.16). The event looked at increasing support and recognition for young people and those working with them.
- December 1, 2016 - 2:00pmYouth Council: Decrease in young people signing on welcome, but over 13,500 under 26s long-term unemployed still far too highThe National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has voiced concern at the number of long-term unemployed aged under 26. New figures released today (01.12.16) by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that the number of those aged under 25 signing on the Live Register in November 2016 was 30,851. This represents a decrease of 1,408 compared to the October 2016 figure of 32,259.*Concern at long-term unemployed young people
- November 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
Concern/NYCI Youth Summit on migration is the flagship event of this year’s One World Week
Naval Services and UN Delegate share experiences of rescues on Libyan coastline and of working on the UN migration summit in New York
- November 16, 2016 - 4:00pm
Extending votes to emigrants and young people aged 16 and 17 would enhance democracy in Ireland UCC/NYCI seminar told
Extending votes to emigrants and young people aged 16 and 17 would enhance, expand and enrich the democratic system in Ireland. That was the key message emerging from a seminar on voting rights organised by University College Cork (UCC) and the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) in Dublin today (16.11.16).