We change the lives of all children in Ireland by making sure their rights are respected and protected in our laws, policies and services.

  • We identify problems for children.
  • We develop solutions.
  • We educate and provide information on children's rights.

Founded in 1995, we are a well-respected independent non-governmental organization. We unite 150 members and, with them, influence government to put children and young people first.

  • Our Vision

    Ireland is one of the best places in the world to be a child and young person.

  • Our Mission

    To realise the rights of children and young people in Ireland through securing the full implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

  • Our Values

    Children’s Rights-Based Approach


Children's Rights in Partnership

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Eurochild is a network of organisations and individuals working with and for children in Europe.


Community and Voluntary Pillar of Social Partnership

Together with our member NYCI, we are a dedicated Social Partner representing the Children and Youth Sector, and bring children’s rights issues to government departments.


The Wheel

We are Ireland’s national association of community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises.