2,932 more young people on live register
- more needs to be done to tackle youth unemployment
- concern at slow place of implementation of youth guarantee
- calls for Minister of State for Youth Guarantee and youth employment
NYCI represents and supports the interests of voluntary youth organisations and uses its collective experience to act on issues that impact on young people.
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the publication today (16.04.14) of Better Outcomes: Brighter Future: the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014-2020.
Mary Cunningham, NYCI Director said:
Following the publication of the Children First Bill on Monday 14th of April , please find NYCI’s Child Protection Programme Summary Document.
Please note: The draft Children First Bill is now ready to begin its passage through the Houses of the Oireachtas and the provisions in the Bill are open to some amendment.We understand that it is likely that this legislation will not be commenced in the next 18 months
42% of young people in Ireland living with their parents
51% see cost as a barrier to healthcare
18% experience serious deprivation
9h45 – 12h30
Venue: European Union House, Dublin
Eurofound, together with the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI), is organising the launch of the new findings on the Social Situation of Young People in Europe.
NYCI will present the Irish perspective on the findings, covering:
In light of our decision to support a yes vote in the Children's Referendum, NYCI supports the inclusion of the key principles of ‘best interest’ and ‘voice of the child’ which are now reflected in the Children and Family Relationships Bill.