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Ireland’s UN Youth Delegates announced by Tánaiste

At  the UN Climate Action Summit world leaders must  listen to the voice of youth and take action, that was the message from Valery Molay and Jack O’Connor, Ireland’s official delegation to the United Nations for the UN General Assembly in New York starting September 23rd 2019.

Reflective Practice Group looking at: Empathic Listening, Compassionate Communication, and bringing these practices into our youth work and back to our youth work organisations

NYCI Equality and Intercultural Programme is looking for expressions of interest from youth workers interested in joining this group. It will be a learning and sharing […]

European Guidelines for Digital Youth Work Launched

The European Guidelines are designed to inform and support the youth work sector and policy makers on Digital Youth Work. Digital transformation is affecting our societies […]


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Understanding Young People and Pornography

This interactive one-day training aims to support practitioner’s understanding and knowledge of the topic of pornography and its implications for young people.

Mindout: Promoting Social and Emotional Wellbeing: A Programme for Young People in Youth Work Settings

The programme focuses on the development of 5 core competencies for social and emotional learning: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship management and responsible decision-making.

Training for Trainers

This is a 2-day training programme for trainers to deliver the NYCI child protection awareness programme within their organisation. It is for NYCI member organisations with an identified trainer who meets the NYCI child protection competencies criteria.


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


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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