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Working Groups

Policy and Advocacy Committee (PAC)

The Policy and Advocacy Committee (PAC) was established in 2008 to replace the Social Policy Network.

It meets 4 times a year to advise on key policy priorities and campaigns. The members of the committee play an integral role in informing and contributing to the formulation of NYCI’s policy and advocacy agenda.

For further information on the Policy Advocacy Committee please contact James Doorley Assistant Director on 01 4255944.

International Advisory Committee

The International Advisory Committee (IAC) advises and make proposals to the Board of NYCI on international policies and activities and facilitates and promotes the involvement of member organisations in international activities.

National Youth Development Education Programme Advisory Group

The NYDEP Advisory Group advises the programme staff on the implementation of the annual work plan for the programme and promotes cooperation and collaboration between the youth work sector and the development education sector.

Volunteering Working Group

The Volunteering Working Group advises, inputs and contributes to the implementation of the NYCI volunteering work plan keeping in line with the objectives laid out in NYCI's Strategic Plan.

Calling for NYCI's Vote at 16 Campaign group

The National Youth Council of Ireland is inviting young people to join its campaign on lowering the voting age to 16 in local and European elections. As part of NYCI’s campaign a Vote at 16 youth group will be established to advise and provide the voice for the campaign.

Aim of the Group: