Youth Council calls for measures to reduce youth unemployment in pre-budget submission
NYCI represents and supports the interests of voluntary youth organisations and uses its collective experience to act on issues that impact on young people.
- August 17, 2016 - 9:00am
- June 26, 2016 - 11:30am
Minister Zappone and NYCI President Ian Power address 41st NYCI Annual Assembly
Investment in young people isn’t just a good idea but an essential core value for any society, that was the message from NYCI President, Ian Power speaking at the organisation’s 41st Annual Assembly (AGM) held in Dublin last Saturday (25.06.16). The event brought together representatives from the 50 youth organisations in NYCI membership. These groups work with over 380,000 young people nationwide.
- May 9, 2016 - 4:45pm
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has welcomed the appointment of Minister Katherine Zappone, TD as Minister for Children and Youth Affairs.Commenting on the appointment Mary Cunningham, Director of the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) said: “We congratulate the new Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone on her appointment.
- April 29, 2016 - 1:30pm
New 'E-Vetting' promises to reduce vetting times
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has welcomed the commencement today (29.04.16) of the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012 – 2016. The Acts place mandatory Garda Vetting on a statutory footing for the first time.
- April 7, 2016 - 3:00pm
Slight decrease in under 25s signing on welcome but
over 13,000 young people long-term unemployed still far too high
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today voiced concern at the number of long term unemployed aged under 25. New figures released today (07.04.16) by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that the number of those aged under 25 signing on the Live Register in March 2016 was 38,391. This represents a decrease of 1,393 compared to the February 2016 figure of 39,784.*