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April 26, 2012

NYCI makes youth unemployment presentation to Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) met with the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education on Unemployment and Youth.
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NYCI Assistant Director, James Doorley raised a number of issues around NEES (Employment and Entitlements Service Employment and Entitlements Service); SOLAS (Seirbhísí Oideachais Leanunaigh agus Scileanna); the importance of internships for young people and the feasibility of a Youth Guarantee.

Mr Doorley concluded by saying:

April 25, 2012

Youth Council welcomes Child Protection Bill

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the publication of the Heads of the Children First Bill by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, […]
March 28, 2012

NYCI Presentation to Joint Committee on European Affairs on Fiscal Compact – Transcript

National Youth Council of Ireland – Comhairle Náisiúnta na nÓg Thursday March 15th 2012 Presentation to the Joint Committee on European Affairs on the Intergovernmental Treaty […]
March 27, 2012

Youth Council dismay at weekday referendum date

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has expressed disappointment at the Government decision to hold the referendum on the European Stability treaty on a Thursday, […]
March 15, 2012

Consider all implications of fiscal compact cautions Youth Council of Ireland

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) met with the Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Union Affairs today on the fiscal compact. NYCI Assistant Director, James […]
February 23, 2012

Youth Council of Ireland meets with EU Commission delegation on youth unemployment

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) met with a delegation of officials from the EU Commission yesterday evening to discuss actions to address youth unemployment. […]
February 10, 2012

A New Age in Voting – Launch of the “Vote at 16” campaign 2012

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is bringing young people from around Ireland together at the [email protected] Youth Conference, to launch the 2012 campaign to […]
February 7, 2012

Youth Council: Substance Misuse report welcome, now is time to act and prioritise young people’s lives over industry profits

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) welcomed the report of the National Substance Misuse Strategy Steering Group launched today, but emphasised the need to act […]
February 1, 2012

Youth Council calls on Government to draw down from €30 billion EU funds to address youth unemployment

Against the backdrop of CSO figures released today showing over 75,300 young people on the live register* the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging Government to draw down EU monies to fund incentives and public works to employ young jobseekers.

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