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About the National Youth Council of Ireland

About Us

The National Youth Council of Ireland is the representative body for national voluntary youth work organisations in Ireland. Is é Comhairle Náisiúnta na nÓg an eagras ionadaí­ochta an óige in Éirinn. It represents and supports the interests of around 50 voluntary youth organisations and uses its collective experience to act on issues that impact on young people.It seeks to ensure that all young people are empowered to develop the skills and confidence to fully participate as active citizens in an inclusive society. NYCI's role is recognised in legislation through the Youth Work Act 2001 and as a Social Partner in the Community and Voluntary Pillar.

Vision

NYCI's vision is one where all young persons are empowered to develop the skills and confidence to fully participate as active citizens in an inclusive society.

Mission Statement

NYCI is a membership-led umbrella organisation that represents and supports the interests of voluntary youth organisations and uses its collective experience to act on issues that impact on young people.

Values

Click here to read about the values of NYCI

History

NYCI celebrated 40 years of achievement in 2007. Some images from those 4 decades: