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August 11, 2015
Press Release

Youth Council welcomes Government announcement of Living Wage Forum

Highlights that number of young people in temporary employment rose from 11.2% in 2004 to 34.9% in 2012 The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has […]
August 11, 2015
Press Release

1,102 young jobseekers benefit from JobsPlus nationwide – but up to 25,610 eligible for €7,500 scheme to reduce youth unemployment

Many not aware of incentives for employers who take on young people  The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed news that 1,102 young nationwide* […]
August 5, 2015
Press Release

Youth Council expresses concern at consistently high youth unemployment

CSO Live Register: reaction to latest figures Youth Council expresses concern at consistently high youth unemployment  (20.2%) – still double the pre-crisis rate  19,000 young people […]
July 31, 2015

International Youth Day – August 12th

Youth Civic Engagement The 2015 International Youth Day theme is Youth Civic Engagement. Youth Civic Engagement, a main goal of the United Nations System-Wide Action Plan […]
July 29, 2015

Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Final draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda The Heads of State and Government of 193 member States […]
July 7, 2015
Press Release

Electoral Commission must be properly resourced and prioritise young voters

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (07.07.15) called on Government to ensure that the proposed Electoral Commission is properly resourced and prioritises the […]
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 […]
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