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WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office is looking for new colleagues! We are opening seventeen positions for the RYCO Project Staff in the framework of the three regional projects which we will be implementing in the upcoming period. If you are interested to apply for one of the positions listed below and you

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TIRANA – The German Federal Foreign Office has awarded 350.000€ for a new one-year RYCO’s project aiming to support high schools from the Western Balkans in creating cooperation opportunities for vulnerable groups, improving cross-sector cooperation and raising their capacities. German Ambassador to Albania H.E. Ms Susanne Schütz and RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša signed

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TIRANA – As the Council of Europe celebrates its 70 birthday it also faces a major political and financial crisis. A proposed way to overcome the crisis includes abolition of funding for the organization’s youth sector. RYCO wants to underline that the crisis should not and may not harm the policies and work done with

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BERLIN – Fostering peace and security in order to push ahead with positive development in the region was the goal of the Western Balkans meeting at the German Federal Chancellery. The meeting, a joint initiative of Germany and France, took place on 29 April. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron jointly hosted

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TIRANA – The OSCE Presence in Albania in cooperation with the Municipality of Tirana and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO), are launching a Call for Applications for the third edition of “#YouthTrail2019: Promoting OSCE Values among Youth” to be held from 22-26 May 2019 in Tirana, Albania. The Youth Trail is a learning, exchange and creative week in Tirana for

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TIRANA – UNICEF Albania in close consultation with Regional Youth Cooperation Office team will hire an international expert who will assist in developing an up-to-date methodology for school fundraising and management of school funds with a special focus on fundraising and managing funds for regional projects. The main objective of this consultancy will be to:

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SHËNGJIN – The Steering Committee of the UN Peacebuilding Fund supported project Supporting the Western Balkan’s Collective Leadership on Reconciliation: Building Capacities and Momentum for the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) took place in Shëngjin, Albania on Tuesday. The meeting discussed the overall project and major activities in 2019 but also other relevant peace-building interventions

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TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and Mr Fatos Mustafa met with European Union (EU) Ambassador to Albania Mr Luigi Soreca in the RYCO Head Office in Tirana on Tuesday . The meeting discussed cooperation between RYCO and the EU Delegation to Albania. After updating the Ambassador on the work

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TIRANA – After the 9th RYCO Governing Board meeting was cancelled in Pristina today due to the lack of quorum, RYCO invites the six governments of the Western Balkans to restrain from any actions that may harm decision-making processes and regional cooperation. We strongly believe that regional cooperation can only be built by fostering and exercising dialogue

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