NYCI represents and supports the interests of voluntary youth organisations and uses its collective experience to act on issues that impact on young people.
- September 24, 2014 - 11:00amUnderreporting key issue in fight against online hate speechTwitter, Council of Europe and Youth Council spearhead launch of No Hate Speech Movement in Ireland.The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) officially launched Ireland’s No Hate Speech Movement in Dublin’s EU House today (24.09.14). The No Hate Speech Movement is a Council of Europe led campaign to build awareness of online hate speech and to support young people across Europe to challenge Hate Speech.
- September 15, 2014 - 3:30pm
Youth Council calls for overhaul of outdated registration system
Poll also indicates independents and Sinn Fein performed best among young voters in local and European elections
- The conference was opened by the Minister of State for the Diaspora, Mr Jimmy Deenihan, TD and explored:
* attitudinal and structural barriers to young emigrants returning to Ireland at present* supports required to facilitate young emigrants to return in the future, if they wish to return* the essential components to be included in a strategy to facilitate return migration
Date: Tuesday 16th September 2014
- September 16, 2014 - 5:15pm
165,300 young people have emigrated over the last 5 years, conference told
Home is where the heart is - A conference on return migration from a youth perspective -
With the economy starting to show signs of recovery, it is time for Government to consider strategies to facilitate return migration in the future. That was the message emerging from Home is where the heart is - A conference on return migration from a youth perspective, which took place in Dublin Castle today (16.09.14).
Offered by the Dept. of Applied Social Studies NUI Maynooth in partnership with the
National Youth Council of Ireland Child Protection Programme
This course is designed to develop capacity within the youth sector (and other related sectors) to respond effectively to the myriad child protection and welfare concerns which present throughout the country in youth organisations and other related services.
- August 26, 2014 - 2:30pm
Youth Council reaction to CSO migration figures
- 33,500 young emigrants in 2014 with 165,300 young people leaving in last 5 years
- Time for Return Migration Strategy
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (26.08.14) welcomed the reduction in the emigration figures but remains concerned at the high levels of youth emigration and calls for more support for the current wave of young Irish emigrants and the development of a strategy to facilitate return migration to Ireland.