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November 13, 2016

Coalition 2030: Ireland & the SDGs

Ireland and the SDGs: Coalition 2030: Working together to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals Coalition 2030 is an alliance of civil society organisations committed to and […]
November 1, 2016

Calais: 200 young people should be brought to Ireland

Calls for TDs to support motion to bring 200 young people to Ireland immediately The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents groups working with over […]
October 26, 2016

Young People in Ireland and the Global Youth Development Index

What is the Youth Development Index? The YDI is an index of 18 indicators that collectively measure multi-dimensional progress on youth development in 183 countries, including 49 of […]
October 19, 2016

JobBridge: decision to abolish scheme welcome, time for fresh start says Youth Council

Report findings also welcome.Radical reform of work experience programme long overdue – vital to ensure there is no JobBridge ‘Mark Two’ The National Youth Council of […]
October 12, 2016

€5.5m increase in funding for youth services welcomed

Ireland has one of the youngest populations in Europe: investment needed to meet growing demand for services The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which […]
October 11, 2016

‘Mean-spirited and discriminatory’: Youth Council reaction to Budget 2017

Budget announced today is at best a ‘non-event’ – a ‘do little budget’ for young people. The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents […]
October 6, 2016

Youth Council welcomes ESRI and Arts Council study showing benefits of the arts for young people

Report highlights barriers to access to arts including social class, gender and language The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth organisations working […]
October 5, 2016

‘A whitewash’ – NYCI view of EU report on youth employment scheme in Ireland

Youth Council expresses astonishment at claims of ‘positive results’. Two and a half years into the plan, over 16,000 young people on the live register for […]
October 4, 2016

New publication launched today: 8 Steps to Inclusive Youth Work

A must-have for anyone involved in reporting to the National Quality Standards Framework (NQSF) or looking to meet the Outcomes set out in the National Youth […]
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