NYCI represents and supports the interests of voluntary youth organisations and uses its collective experience to act on issues that impact on young people.
“How to secure investment and funding to enhance the delivery of quality youth work in a changing public policy context.”
- 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
The National Youth Council of Ireland’s Intercultural and Equality Programme
Wishes to recruit a Part-time
Intercultural and Equality Project Officer
The successful candidate will work towards the implementation of the Operational Plan of NYCI’s Intercultural and Equality Programme with youth organisations on a national, regional and local basis.
The ideal candidate will:
Have a third level qualification in an intercultural, equality or community and youth work related field
- 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).
- October 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
Budget announced today is at best a ‘non-event’ - a 'do little budget' for young people.
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) - which represents youth groups working with over 380,000 young people nationwide - has expressed disappointment at what it has termed a ‘mean-spirited and discriminatory’ budget that unfairly singles out the young.