International Youth Day - 12 August 2013

The International Youth Day was celebrated on Monday, 12 August 2013. This year’s theme: Youth Migration – Moving Development Forward highlighted the importance of youth migration in development - the opportunities that maximise benefits and those that minimise risks for young people.

The World Youth Report 2013 focusing on Youth Migration was launched on Monday, 12 August 2013.

Get involved!

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI), through its Intercultural and Development Education Programmes has produced a short information note on the issue of youth migration with suggestions for action, examples of how others have been exploring the issue, and links to organisations involved with migrants in Ireland.

Download your copy here (PDF).

NYCI would be delighted to hear from you on the issue of youth migration as you have experienced it personally, as a youth worker or as a youth organisation.

Feel free to contact NCYI:
Development Education Programme at email: or Interculturalism and Inclusion Programme at email:

For more information visit: