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August 26, 2015
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Youth unemployment rate drifting back up

Youth unemployment rate increases for 2nd quarter to 22.4% The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth organisations with 1,400 staff and 40,000 volunteers […]
August 26, 2015
Press Release

Youth Council concerned emigration still high

warns more  needs to be done on availability of quality jobs and housing to increase rate of return CSO Migration Estimates: Youth Council reaction to latest […]
August 19, 2015
Press Release

Youth Council welcomes JobBridge review but terms of reference will be key

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the Government decision to conduct an external independent evaluation of the JobBridge scheme, but has warned that […]
August 11, 2015
Press Release

Youth Council welcomes Government announcement of Living Wage Forum

Highlights that number of young people in temporary employment rose from 11.2% in 2004 to 34.9% in 2012 The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has […]
August 11, 2015
Press Release

1,102 young jobseekers benefit from JobsPlus nationwide – but up to 25,610 eligible for €7,500 scheme to reduce youth unemployment

Many not aware of incentives for employers who take on young people  The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed news that 1,102 young nationwide* […]
August 5, 2015
Press Release

Youth Council expresses concern at consistently high youth unemployment

CSO Live Register: reaction to latest figures Youth Council expresses concern at consistently high youth unemployment  (20.2%) – still double the pre-crisis rate  19,000 young people […]
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 […]
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