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November 3, 2011

Population

7 Billion and Growing On October 31st, the UN announced that a Filipino girl named Danica was one of a number of children designated the world’s […]
October 26, 2011
Press Release

Youth Council urges young people to vote and calls for this to be last weekday election

Over 500,000 young people aged 18 to 25 could make crucial difference in presidential election.

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging young people to make their voice heard by voting in the presidential election tomorrow.  For anyone under 31 years of age this is the first time they have had a chance to elect our President. 

October 26, 2011
Press Release

Youth Council warns Minister of closures and impact on vulnerable young people as ‘cupboard is bare’

Meeting with Minister Noonan, the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) outlined  the need to maintain funding to youth organisations to continue to provide much needed […]
October 4, 2011
Press Release

Youth Council urges young people to register to vote

Deadline is next Monday October 10th – the National Youth Council of Ireland advises young people that there is still time to register to vote. The […]
September 1, 2011

Youth work practice in Ireland and Zambia, by Chris Chiwela (Junior Achievement Zambia)

Christopher Chiwela is a youth worker working with Junior Achievement Zambia and he is also a member of the Zambian Youth Workers’ Association (ZYWA). He took […]
August 31, 2011

Hunger

Hunger continues to be a widespread problem worldwide today. The 2011 famine in Somalia and the Horn of Afirca has once again brought the issue of […]
July 5, 2011
Development Education

Reflecting on Zambia, by Senan Gardiner (ex-NYCI) and Martin Ryan (ex-No Name Club)

In this article, two participants from the NYCI Development Education Programme’s 2009 Zambia-Ireland Exchange reflect on the experience two years on. Martin Ryan was the CEO […]
June 10, 2011

The Volunteering Spirit, by Jill Murray Gilmer (Foróige)

Jill Murray was working as a youth leader in Lucan Youth Service, CYC when she participated in the exchange in 2006. She is currently working for […]
May 26, 2011
NYCI

NYCI/Youthnet North-South Conference 2011

“How do we know its working?” a jointly hosted NYCI/Youthnet North-South Conference, took place on Friday, 25th November 2011 in Dundalk. Targetting management of and practitioners […]
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