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Increase investment in youth work to meet the needs of our growing youth population, TDs and Senators told

Over 300 young people representing every constituency in Ireland tell their local politicians why they must invest more in youth work National Youth Showcase 2019 – […]

Catholic Guides of Ireland awarded Gold Health Quality Mark

Catholic Guides of Ireland were awarded a Gold Standard Health Quality Mark (HQM) by the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) in recognition of their work […]

Young Men’s Mental Health ‘Take the Time and Make the Time’

The NYCI Youth Health Programme has created this video to highlight issues experienced by young men around mental health.

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TRAINING & EVENTS

Gaming in Youth Work – Engaging young people in climate action and development education

This innovative and exciting new programme will enable youth workers to use games to strengthen their practice while focussing on climate, environmental and development issues.

Identify, Tackle, and Transform Hate Speech and Behaviour in Youth Settings

This course is delivered by a team of Trainers who worked with the National Youth Council of Ireland, in partnership with 4 European organisations- Peace Institute (Finland), Ljubljana Pride (Slovenia), Interfaith Scotland (UK), Hamoment (Portugal) on an innovative Erasmus+ funded project exploring how to transform hate in youth work settings.

Drama Techniques in Youth Work Settings

This tailored workshop is designed to address your needs as a facilitator by adding a range of drama processes to your youth work toolkit! It provides practical tips to ensure success and aims to enhance your creative ability, artistic skills and confidence when working with young people.

CAMPAIGNS

NYCI in partnership with our member organisations and the wider youth work sector is running the “Youth Work Changes Lives” campaign from 2017-2019 to highlight the positive contribution of youth work to young people, local communities and Irish society as a whole

VOTE AT 16

NYCI believes that young people should have a greater say in decisions and actions that affect them and their community. We have been campaigning for Government to extend the right to vote to 16 and 17 year olds for local, national and European elections.

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TWITTER

Training on developing funding applications for youth arts projects going really well today! Great to help people put their best foot forward and make the case for the fantastic work they are doing!
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w/ support from @artscouncil_ie & @DCYAPress

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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