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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 […]
May 21, 2015
Press Release

21.5% youth unemployment still far too high

Youth Council reaction to CSO Quarterly Household Survey – Calls for Government to step up implementation of Youth Guarantee – The National Youth Council of Ireland […]
May 19, 2015
Press Release

With almost 6,000 ballot boxes natiowide: every vote will count

One vote in each ballot box enough to change the outcome of referendum – divorce referendum was carried by 9,114 votes – The National Youth Council […]
May 19, 2015

Africa Day 2015

What is Africa Day? Africa Day, designated by the African Union as an annual celebration of the continent’s unity, falls on 25th May each year.  Celebrations to mark […]
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