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November 29, 2017
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Racism, exclusion and integration still issues for minority ethnic young people in Ireland, Youth Council report finds

“I’m seen as a ‘n****r’, ‘a monkey’. [W]e get called these names […] at least once a week” researchers told. Launch of Research Report: ‘Make Minority […]
November 23, 2017
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Youth Summit at Aviva Stadium seeks action on Global Goals

UN Delegates consult with over 300 young people for 2018 reports to EU Commission and United Nations ‘Answer Ireland’s Call’ Youth Summit on Peace, Justice and […]
November 15, 2017
Press Release

Up to 151,000 young people may not be on electoral register with days to deadline

Youth Council urges young people to register,renews calls for overhaul of ‘cumbersome and outdated’ registration system The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents […]
November 7, 2017
Press Release

NYCI joins forces with USI and SpunOut To Encourage Young People To Register To Vote

On Wednesday the 8th of November, the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) will be aiming to register thousands of students to vote across Ireland on […]
November 6, 2017
NYCI

NYCI Supports Comhlamh’s Code of Good Practice

We are supporting good practice in international volunteering and are committed to a vision of international volunteers working in solidarity for a just, equitable and sustainable […]
November 3, 2017
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Digital and STEM Stars Rising

300 Young People celebrated at Creative Tech Fest national showcase and awardsNational showcase and awards with over 300 young people recognised for theirachievements in STEM and […]
October 23, 2017
Press Release

Almost half of millennials on non-standard contracts Particular concern over the one-third of young people in precarious work

Youth Council calls on Government to provide comprehensive strategy to tackle low quality and precarious work, ahead of precarious work seminar ‘Republic of Opportunity or State […]
October 10, 2017
Press Release

Modest €1.5m increase in funding for youth services welcomed

but Youth Council highlights need for further investment to meet growing demand for services for Ireland’s increasing youth population The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) […]
October 9, 2017
Press Release

Youth Council highlights ‘a million good reasons’ to invest in growing youth population

Budget is time to invest in youth work services and measures to provide jobs, better social protection and mental health services With our growing youth population […]
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