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June 12, 2013

Youth Council calls for action on youth unemployment

Latest figures show 45% signing on for a year or more Over 9,000 for 3 years or more* The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is […]
May 29, 2013

Support for young emigrants needed

Youth Council tells Oireachtas members The current scale of emigration from the Republic of Ireland means action is imperative, according to the National Youth Council of […]
May 16, 2013

Youth Council welcomes EU Council Conclusions

Focus on youth work and youth unemployment key The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the greater recognition of youth work and non formal […]
May 9, 2013

Launch of Youth Emigration Research – ‘Time to Go?’

The National Youth Council of Ireland’s (NYCI) report ‘Time to Go?’ launched today (09.05.13) in the National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2, is the first qualitative […]
April 12, 2013

Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union

January 1st – June 30th 2013 Over the first six months of 2013, Ireland will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union and […]
March 28, 2013

Constitutional Convention Report: Youth Council welcomes lower voting age recommendation

Vote@16 campaign successful in convincing Convention The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) today (27.03.13) welcomed the Constitutional Convention's formal submission of its report to the […]
March 21, 2013

Youth Council meets EU Affairs Committee to discuss youth guarantee

The EU affairs committee will meet today (21.03.13) to discuss the European Youth Guarantee. The Oireachtas Committee will be addressed by James Doorley of the National […]
March 13, 2013

Conclusions of EU Youth Conference highlight unemployment as critical to the inclusion of young people in society

“Young people have named employment as fundamental to being included in society and highlighted the transition from education to employment as a particularly vulnerable time,” stated Fergus O’Dowd TD, Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government. The Minister was speaking at the closing plenary of the EU Youth Conference, which brought together some 150 young people and 100 policy-makers from all 27 EU Member States.

March 6, 2013

Let’s act on inclusion

Youth Council launches ten-part video series exploring what young people and youth workers have to say about equality and inclusion.   The National Youth Council of […]
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