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May 15, 2018
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Relationships, Sexuality and Body Image key issues for young men, Youth Council tells Oireachtas Committee

“Build on existing work around consent.” “Relationships and sexuality education needs to cover a spectrum from knowledge on relationships and gender identity, through to the practical […]
May 14, 2018
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Youth Council supports digital age of consent at 13 ahead of crucial Dáil vote

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has renewed calls to ensure that the […]
April 30, 2018
Press Release

Up to 150,000 young people may not be on electoral register as deadline nears

  The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – is urging young people to make […]
April 30, 2018
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YouthPact

YouthPact is the Quality and Impact body for the EU PEACE IV Children & Young People’s Programme (Action 2.1). YouthPact is a cross-border partnership of four […]
April 25, 2018
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Poverty, quality employment and homelessness top issues for young people in Ireland

Launch of A Generation for Change: Spotlight Report on Young People, the Sustainable Development Goals and Ireland ahead of Ireland’s high level UN review Young people […]
April 21, 2018

Submission to the Committee on Education and Skills on the review of Sexual Health and Relationship Education.

The National Youth Health programme (NYHP) sent a submission paper to the Committee of Eduction and Skills on their review of sexual health and relationship education […]
March 21, 2018
Press Release

Votes at 16 Bill defeated: NYCI reaction

Over 126,000 young people will miss out on voting in local and European Parliament elections The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations […]
March 15, 2018

Voting at 16 Bill moving to next stage in the Seanad

The Electoral (Amendment) (Voting at 16) Bill 2016 proposed and sponsored by Senators Fintan Warfield and Lynn Ruane last year is moving onto the next stage […]
March 12, 2018
Press Release

Sleep deprivation at crisis point for young people in Ireland, experts warn

New toolkit to help young people get healthy amount of sleep launched by Minister Harris and National Youth Council of Ireland Sleep deprivation is at crisis […]
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