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September 30, 2015
Press Release

Living Wage forum welcome, but increase in temporary contracts and precarious work needs to be tackled

39% of workers on the minimum wage aged between 18 and 29 The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth organisations working with […]
September 29, 2015
Press Release

Growing concern at static youth unemployment figures

Youth unemployment rate remains over 20% The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth organisations with 1,400 staff and 40,000 volunteers who work […]
September 25, 2015

Global Goals Approval Day TODAY!!

UN Summit on the Global Sustainable Development Goals It’s finally here. After many years of consultation, reading and redrafting of policy and ideas, completing surveys and […]
September 24, 2015
NYCI

Light the Way – Ireland

Ireland joins world in Lighting the Way for Global Goals Summit Dublin’s Millennium Bridge lit up by calls to urgently implement new agreement to tackle poverty, […]
September 17, 2015
Press Release

Ireland’s first UN Youth Delegates depart for global summit

Ireland’s first ever UN Youth Delegates were officially announced by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD at an event held in Muckross Park […]
September 9, 2015
Development Education

Sustainable Development Goals & Young People

Sustainable Development Goals, Children & Young People Looking for some information on the new and amazing Sustainable Development Goals? Look no further! Below, find some links […]
August 26, 2015
Press Release

Youth unemployment rate drifting back up

Youth unemployment rate increases for 2nd quarter to 22.4% The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth organisations with 1,400 staff and 40,000 volunteers […]
August 26, 2015
Press Release

Youth Council concerned emigration still high

warns more  needs to be done on availability of quality jobs and housing to increase rate of return CSO Migration Estimates: Youth Council reaction to latest […]
August 19, 2015
Press Release

Youth Council welcomes JobBridge review but terms of reference will be key

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the Government decision to conduct an external independent evaluation of the JobBridge scheme, but has warned that […]
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