July 31, 2015

International Youth Day – August 12th

Youth Civic Engagement The 2015 International Youth Day theme is Youth Civic Engagement. Youth Civic Engagement, a main goal of the United Nations System-Wide Action Plan […]
July 29, 2015

Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Final draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda The Heads of State and Government of 193 member States […]
July 7, 2015
Press Release

Electoral Commission must be properly resourced and prioritise young voters

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (07.07.15) called on Government to ensure that the proposed Electoral Commission is properly resourced and prioritises the […]
July 6, 2015
Sustainable Development Goals

Millennium Development Goals Report 2015

Millennium Development Goals 2015 Report The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have produced the most successful anti-poverty movement in history and will serve as the jumping-off point […]
June 16, 2015
Press Release

Youth Council welcomes Senator VanTurnhout’s proposed amendment to Gender Recognition Bill

Interim Gender Recognition Certificate for young people a positive step The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (16.06.15) announced its support for Senator Jillian […]
June 10, 2015

Making Rights a Reality – Conference on Children, Young People & the SDGs

Invitation to Conference The countdown has begun to September’s meeting at the United Nations on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) where National Governments will decide on the seventeen […]
May 26, 2015
Press Release

Ban Ki-Moon launches UN Youth Delegate Programme for Ireland

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon meeting a delegation of young people including NYCI’s Millenium Youth Ambassadors Stephen Reid, Rebecca Taylor and Leo Gilmartin at the launch event […]
May 23, 2015
Press Release

Youth Council welcomes Yes vote in same-sex marriage referendum

Youth vote decisive factor in resultThe National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the Yes vote in the Marriage Equality referendum. The NYCI is the […]
May 21, 2015
Press Release

Youth vote will be key to referendums

Youth groups urge 400,000 18-25 year olds to vote The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (21.05.15) called on young people to make sure […]
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