ABOUT RYCO

RYCO

Regional Youth Cooperation Office

Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is an independently functioning institutional mechanism, founded by the Western Balkans 6 participants (WB 6): Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Macedonia and Serbia, aiming to promote the spirit of reconciliation and cooperation between the youth in the region through youth exchange programs.

The Agreement on establishment of RYCO was signed by the WB 6 Prime Ministers on WB Summit held in Paris, on July 4.

 

Key information on RYCO

What is RYCO?

Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is an international organization established by the Western Balkans 6 participants - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Macedonia and Serbia, which aims to promote the spirit of reconciliation and cooperation between the youth in the region through youth exchange programs.

 

What is RYCO doing?

We are supporting great ideas! We are promoting reconciliation, trust, cooperation and dialogue in the Western Balkans through supporting and funding projects which bring youth of the region together.

 

Where is RYCO?

The Head Office is in Tirana with local branches in all the capitals across the region (Podgorica, Sarajevo, Skopje, Pristina, Belgrade).

 

Who is financing RYCO?

RYCO is financed by the governments of the region and it is supported by the EU and other donors.

 

 

 

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