NYCI is the representative body for voluntary youth organisations in Ireland. We use our collective expertise to act on issues that impact on young people.


The National Youth Council of Ireland has a number of upcoming training courses and events that can be booked online. Click on any of the events below to find out more about them, or click here to see all available training and events that you can book online.

Consultation on the Review and Update of ‘NSETS Professional Endorsement Criteria and Procedures‘ (Belfast)

This consultation workshop will provide you with the opportunity to give your view to the updating of this important Criteria which guides the work of NSETS.

YOUth Summit on Climate Action and the Sustainable Development Goals

One World Week is a week of youth-led awareness raising, education and action where young people learn about local and global justice issues and are empowered to take action to bring about positive change.

Transforming Hate in Youth Settings

Do you see and hear hateful language and behaviour in your youth work setting? Do you wonder about the best ways to respond that will be transformative for the person causing the harm?


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NSETS Committee: Call for Expressions of Interest

There are currently vacancies on the NSETS Committee in youth work practitioner category and in the youth work employer category, for which we are now seeking expressions of interest.

‘Young People, Youth Workers and Consent’ – let us know your thoughts

Sexual health and the area of consent is an important area for young people and the issue of consent and lack of information to support young […]

UNFPA International Conference on Population and Development, Nairobi

The Development Education team at NYCI are in Nairobi at the UNFPA International Conference on Population and Development. At the 25th anniversary of #ICPD25 - a […]


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Join us on December 5 for the YOUth Climate Action Summit!

🌍 Network with like-minded people
🌎 Hear from people's personal experiences
🌏 Meet those taking action

Register now! #OWW19 #ClimateRevolution #Youth2030 #DevEd #SDGs

Hot off the presses! Our new research report on “Youth Work in Rural Ireland” will be launched by Minister
@MichaelRingFG tomorrow at Lough Lannagh Village (@StayinMayo) Castlebar.
Keep an eye out for #RuralYouthWork tomo from 11 for the lowdown and to get your copy!

🚸⛑️ Our child safeguarding information and networking seminar for the youth sector is coming up on December 10. Register now:

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