- Current levels of youth unemployment would be lower if Youth Guarantee was rolled out as promised, Youth Council tells ECA
- 5,000 fewer places than promised in 2014
- Calls for next Government to set out ambitious targets for delivery
- Lack of Government engagement with key stakeholders highlighted
NYCI represents and supports the interests of voluntary youth organisations and uses its collective experience to act on issues that impact on young people.
- February 11, 2016 - 12:15pm
NYCI has nominating rights to the Cultural and Educational Panel of Seanad Éireann. The Board of NYCI has decided to initiate an open and public call for applications.
We are anxious to nominate a person who has the skills and capacity to contribute to the work of the Oireachtas and who will endeavour to ensure that issues impacting on the lives of young people and the youth sector are raised and highlighted.
In order to assist us in our decision making we are requesting the following information from all interested candidates:
- February 8, 2016 - 1:15pm
Youth Council urges young people to register in time for General Election
- 59,000 young people in Ireland have turned 18 since last year and will have right to vote
- Deadline for supplementary register tomorrow 9th February
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is making a final call on young people nationwide to make sure they are registered to vote, given that a General Election is just weeks away. The deadline for inclusion on the supplementary register is the 9th of February.
- February 1, 2016 - 12:15pm
Up to 460,000* young people aged 18 to 25 could make crucial difference in election
Potential Thursday vote risks excluding many
- December 2, 2015 - 10:00am
460,000 young voters: more young voters registered, mobilised and energised than any time in last 20 years
Quality employment, youth work funding and career guidance key issues
- December 9, 2015 - 5:45pm
NYCI primarily concerned with impact of alcohol misuse and harm on children and young people under 18 years – bill, if enacted, will address advertising and marketing of drink, cheap price and availability which impact most on young.
Concern at lack of measures to deal with digital marketing.