September 16, 2010

Standpoints: Attitudes of Young People & Youth Workers to to Development and Global Justice Issues

On Thursday, April 29th at 5.45pm the National Youth Council of Ireland will launch new research exploring the attitudes and awareness of young people and adults involved in youth work towards development and global justice issues in the Emmaus Centre, Swords.

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September 16, 2010

Youth Work Act 2001

In December 2001, The Youth Work Act became Law. It confers certain responsibilities onto the Minister for Education and Science, namely to develop and co-ordinate youth […]
September 16, 2010

What is youth work?

Youth work has been enhancing the lives of young people and adults in Ireland for more than 100 years. It was given formal statutory recognition in […]
September 14, 2010

Further cuts to benefits will cripple young jobseekers

The National Youth Council of Ireland is calling on the Government to withdraw proposals to further reduce social welfare payments to young jobseekers that are contained […]
September 14, 2010

Young Jobseekers want Opportunities, not Knocks!

Latest Live Register Figures show Government policy on youth unemployment is failing. 
September 14, 2010

Youth Council urges politicians to approve lowering the blood alcohol limit to save lives

The National Youth Council of Ireland fully supports the Road Traffic Bill 2009 led by the Road Safety Authority in its final stage of discussion in […]
September 14, 2010

Voluntary code on alcohol advertising continues to fail our children and young people

The National Youth Council of Ireland believes the report released yesterday on alcohol advertising in 2009 is full of loopholes and weak explanations for apparent breaches […]
September 14, 2010

Recommendation to reduce voting age does not go far enough

The National Youth Council of Ireland’s welcomes the report from the Committee on the Constitution entitled ‘Fourth Report – Article 16: Review of the Electoral System […]
September 13, 2010

National Youth Employment Conference – Report and Videos now online

NYCI held a one day National Youth Employment Conference on October 5th 2010 at Croke Park, Dublin. Young people under 25 years have been badly hit […]
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