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NYCI wants you to take part in One World Week 2016

The National Youth Council of Ireland is running events from 12-20 November

Written by Michelle O'Connor and posted in news

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The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is inviting you to participate in One World Week 2016 which takes place from 12 - 20 November 2016.

The theme for 2016 is: Migration, the Sustainable Development Goals and YOUth. 

There are a number of ways in which you can be involved, including:

Mini Grants - these grants are provided for activities and events related to this year's One World Week theme. Grant applications of up to a maximum of €300 will be considered. The deadline for receipt of your application at NYCI offices is Friday 14 October. Apply online

Training - will address the issue of migration and the free One World Week resource will support further exploration of the issues.
The training session aims to:

  • Introduce One World Week, Migration and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Use activities from the free OWW educational resource and explore how to adapt to particular youth work, community and educational settings
  • Explore practical ways of getting involved in OWW 2016 #OWW16

If you would like to host a training please contact Valerie by email or phone: 01- 4784122 

YOUth Summit - this event will take part in Dublin on 17 November between 10am and 4:30pm and attendees will:

  • participate interactively to learn more about Migration and the Sustainable Development Goals

  • hear from young people about their personal experiences

  • meet people and organisations who are taking action on Migration

  • have the opportunity to discuss the issues and take away ideas for yourself/community/school/organisation

  • have the opportunity to feed into a longer term youth-led advocacy project

To book your tickets, click here.

NYCI are also producing an educational resource to support youth, education, development and development education sectors. This will be available soon on the One World Week Website.

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Published October 4th, 2016
Last updated October 12th, 2016
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