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October 9, 2013
Press Release

Youth Council calls for halt in budget cuts to youth services

Youth services cut 6 times more than overall Government expenditure The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI), an umbrella organisation that represents voluntary youth organisations, is […]
October 3, 2013
Press Release

Youth Council urges young people to vote

Over 450,000 young people could make crucial difference in referendum   The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging young people to cast their vote […]
September 12, 2013
Press Release

Young people hit hardest by recession

Youth Council pre-budget submission warns against further cuts to youth services 177,000 young people have emigrated since 2008 youth unemployment 28.6% now (13.3% in 2008) youth […]
September 10, 2013
Press Release

Youth Council urges young people to register to vote in referendums

50,000 18 year olds eligible to vote for first time Registration deadline: Tuesday, September 17th The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is reminding young people […]
September 3, 2013

Syria 2013

Quick News on SYRIA The UN estimates that 6,250,000 people have lost their homes in Syria. That is almost exactly the population of the island of […]
August 30, 2013

The Europe Effect – Survey on young people’s attitudes to their rights

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is making a short youth-friendly animated video “The Europe Effect” looking at the rights that young people have as a result of being part of Europe and exploring what remains to be done in order to make Europe the best place for young people to live.

The film will be used as a resource to engage with young people in the run up to the European parliament elections next year and will also be used as part of NYCI’s advocacy campaign.

The goals of the project are:

• Raise awareness amongst young people in Ireland of their rights as EU citizens
• Foster conversation and debate around EU citizenship

August 29, 2013
Press Release

Emigration increase highlights need for action

Youth Council reaction to CSO migration figures • almost 35,000 young emigrants The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (29.08.13) called for more to be done to stem the tide of youth emigration and to support young Irish emigrants both before they leave and in preparation for when they return.
August 26, 2013
NYCI

Map of Development Education Resource Hubs in Ireland

Mapping Development Education Resource Hubs & Centres in Ireland Looking for the latest development education information? Find the nearest development education hubs and centres to you… […]
August 8, 2013
Development Education

International Youth Day

International Youth Day takes place on Monday, August 12th 2013. This year’s theme is Youth Migration – Moving Development Forward highlighting the importance of youth migration […]
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