Other Information

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(1) Young Environmentalist Awards 2018

Registration is now OPEN for the Young Environmentalist Awards (YEA) 2018! We’re calling all young people aged 10-18 across Ireland and Northern Ireland who want to make a difference, learn new skills, make new friends, and have fun!

The YEA is the biggest and longest running Eco-Action programme that recognises and rewards young people who raise awareness of local and global environmental issues and promote practical actions to improve the environment for all. Register your group online for your free information pack with everything you need to know to get started and run a successful eco-action project!


(2) World Community Development Conference 2018

Community Work Ireland in association with the Department of Applied Social Studies at NUI Maynooth and the International Association for Community Development will host the World Community Development Conference in Maynooth University from 24th – 27th June 2018.

We hope that as many of our Irish colleagues as possible will be able to participate.  If you are interested in submitting a proposal to hold a workshop, present a paper/poster presentation/ video or a visual arts piece on any of the wide range of conference themes please go to www.wcdc2018.ie to register and submit your proposal.  Closing date: 31 October.

(3) One World Week Mini-Grant - PEACE & JUSTICE, the Sustainable Development Goals and YOUth! 

Applications are now open for the One World Week MINI-GRANTS! These grants are provided for activities and events related this year's One World Week theme which focuses on PEACE, JUSTICE, the Sustainable Development Goals and YOUth! 

Grant applications of up to a maximum of €300 will be considered. The deadline for receipt of your application at NYCI offices is Friday 20 October. Applications will not be considered after this date. If you have arranged OWW training for after this deadline, you can still apply for a mini-grant in advance.

For further information and to apply, please click here.