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March 4, 2015
Press Release

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
Press Release

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
Press Release

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
Press Release

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
Press Release

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 […]
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 […]
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