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March 20, 2015

International Day of Happiness – March 20th

In 2013, United Nation member states agreed that happiness is a “fundamental human goal” and said that they would work together to achieve “a more inclusive, equitable […]
March 10, 2015
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An integrated approach to youth mental health

Irish Times: ‘National youth health programme promotes joined-up approach to mental health’ The Irish Times HealthPlus supplement published an excellent piece on the NYCI Health Quality […]
March 4, 2015

International Women’s Day – Action 2015

(Sunday – 8th March) is a crucial opportunity for us to highlight how important the Sustainable Development Goal summit and the Climate Change negotiations will be […]
March 4, 2015
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Live register: small decrease in number signing on welcome but 20.3% youth unemployment still far too high

Calls for Government to step up implementation of Youth Guarantee The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today issued a reminder that at 20.3%* youth […]
March 3, 2015
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Youth Council welcomes new Diaspora Policy

Vital that policy is fully resourced and implemented Many elements organisation has called for included The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the publication […]
February 24, 2015
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JobBridge in need of review and reform, despite positive elements, Youth Council report finds

57% satisfied with their internship but only 27% secure full time employment Internships have a role to play, but only if properly structured and controlled. The […]
February 19, 2015
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Youth Council welcomes Children and Family Relationships Bill

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the publication today (19.02.15) of the Children and Family Relationships Bill, which seeks to provide legal clarity […]
February 5, 2015

I Want to Know

‘I Want to Know’ is a short play written by Elizabeth Moynihan (Playwright) about the issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). It was performed during NYCI’s […]
February 4, 2015
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Reaction to latest Live Register figures

1,361 more young people on live registerRate of youth unemployment still at 21.6% welcomes extension of JobsPlus scheme to young people 4 months unemployed calls on […]
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