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We are working remotely as much as possible at the moment. The best way to contact us is by email. You’ll get our staff contact details below:

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Youth Council Urges Over 700,000 Young People to Register to Vote Before 20th May Deadline

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming local and European elections is today (Monday 20th May) and the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging all eligible young voters in Ireland to register before today’s deadline passes. The NYCI is also highlighting the simplicity of online registration as an important factor in ensuring young voices are heard in the democratic process.

We’re Hiring: Global Youth Work Policy, Advocacy, and UN Youth Support Officer

Are you passionate about Global Youth Work and working on global issues? Have you experience working on Global Youth Work policy and advocacy nationally and internationally? […]

Happy Traveller Pride 2024 from NYCI

Happy Traveller Pride week from all of us at NYCI!

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Programmes

Our programmes provide expert guidance, practical training and user-friendly resources to support your work with young people

Youth Arts

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Be part of our work for young people and the youth work sector. There are so many ways you can get involved and make a difference.

Child Protection

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The Child Protection Programme is based in the National Youth Council of Ireland and is funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Equality & Intercultural

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The Equality and Intercultural Programme at NYCI is here to support you to embed equality, inclusion, diversity and interculturalism in your youth work setting.

Global Youth Work & Development Education

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Global youth work is essentially good youth work, which responds to young people’s changing circumstances. Global youth work is about discovering global issues with young people through non-formal education.

Youth Health

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We aim to facilitate and promote the involvement of youth organisations and young people in international activities and to encourage youth organisations to include an international dimension to their youth work.

STEAM Engagement Programme

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Ensuring STEAM is used to improve the lives of young people and inspire their curiosity.

International

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We aim to facilitate and promote the involvement of youth organisations and young people in international activities and to encourage youth organisations to include an international dimension to their youth work.

STEAM and Digital Youth Work

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We use innovative methodologies to increase the use of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and maths) to support the achievement of youth work outcomes and train youth workers to support the young people they work with to deal with living in an increasingly digitalised world.

Become a member of the NYCI

Join the representative body for youth organisations in Ireland and take advantage of the benefits for your organisation

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Committees

Make an impact by joining The Policy and Advocacy Committee (PAC) or The International
Advisory Committee (IAC)

Members

Uniting 43 national youth organisations who are full member of the NYCI. 10 organisations have corresponding or observer status

Campaigns

The National Youth Council of Ireland supports a number of campaigns aimed at improving the lives of young people in Ireland

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NYCI complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland

NYCI supports Sustainable Development Goals

NYCI Supports Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice

NYCI is a signatory of the Dochas Code of Conduct on Images and Messages

NYCI is an SDG Champion.