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January 23, 2015

European Year for Development – Irish Launch

The European Year for Development is here. What will be YOUR contribution? President Michael D. Higgins kicked off the programme of events for the European Year for […]
January 15, 2015
Press Release

No referendum on voting age: Youth Council expresses disappointment but says campaign will go on

Voting age can still be extended to 16 and 17 year olds in local and European elections, without referendum The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) […]
December 12, 2014
NYCI

European Year for Development – Action Day January 15th 2015

2015 is finally here and what a very important year it promises to be for all of us. Governments the world over will, in September 2015, agree a road […]
December 10, 2014
Press Release

RedC poll: 4 in 10 young people struggling to make ends meet as a result of dole cuts

1 in 4 unable to move out of home as a result of the cuts made to Jobseeker’s Allowance Youth Council calls on Government to restore […]
December 8, 2014
Development Education

Young People, 2015 and Beyond: February 10th 2015

Dublin Castle, Tuesday 10th February, 2015 “2015 must be the year the world wakes up and delivers a safer, more just future for children and young […]
December 8, 2014

The Effective Participation by Young People in Climate Policy Decision-Making is Vital for Climate Justice – Mary Robinson

The Effective Participation by Young People in Climate Policy Decision-Making is Vital for Climate Justice Young people and future generations matter. They hold a legitimate interest […]
November 17, 2014
Press Release

Tackling sexism online discussed at major conference in Dublin Castle

We need to shine a spotlight on the presence and nature of online sexism, conference told – NYCI Annual Conference: Been there, done that… where’s the […]
November 13, 2014

Youth Work, Development Education and Employability Skills

Did you know? Skills acquired through participation in Youth Work and Development Education Employability Skills required by Employers Teamwork Research Confidence Taking informed action Communication Open-mindedness […]
November 3, 2014
Press Release

Youth Council reaction to Budget 2015

Maintenance of funding for youth services welcomed Young jobseekers: disappointment that cuts not reversed; no additional funding for Youth Guarantee The National Youth Council of Ireland […]
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