Advocacy & Research

June 14, 2012

Legislative Process in Ireland

Introduction: Apart from the European Union, the Oireachtas is the only institution in Ireland with power to make laws for the state. Most legislation is developed […]
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:

November 28, 2011

Lending a Hand: Young People and Volunteering in Ireland

Today, Fergus Finlay, Chair of Volunteer Ireland, unveiled the National Youth Council of Ireland’s report ‘Lending a Hand: Young People and Volunteering in Ireland’ at the […]
September 17, 2010

Child Protection

NYCI policy proposal To promote the views of youth organisations as they relate to the delivery of child protection policy, practice and procedures for their organisations […]
September 17, 2010

Youth Work

In line with our Strategic Plan for 2008-2012 we will continue to engage with policy makers, government departments, national institutions and other structures on issues relating […]
September 17, 2010


NYCI is dedicated to advocating on behalf of young people and the youth sector to influence policy development and strengthen existing commitments and policies on interculturalism […]
September 17, 2010


   NYCI seeks to influence policy at European and Global level by engaging with non-government partners and with international institutions. We do so to ensure that […]
September 17, 2010

Sustainable Development

NYCI Proposal NYCI calls on the Government to develop an ambitious national plan of action to monitor and implement the Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable Development […]
September 17, 2010

Culture & the Arts

NYCI Policy Proposals NYCI calls on the Government to develop and implement an action plan which would guarantee each child growing up in Ireland equality of […]
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