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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 […]
July 25, 2013

Post-2015 Process Update

What happens after 2015? The debate on what will follow the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which expire in 2015, is currently taking place. The United Nations (UN) […]
July 10, 2013
Press Release

Youth Council welcomes referendum on lower voting age

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the Government’s confirmation that a recommendation to lower the voting age from 18 to 16 will be […]
July 2, 2013
Press Release

National Youth Arts Showcase 2013

Young people show TDs why arts necessary even in times of recession Young people from around Ireland will be taking the opportunity to speak directly to […]
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