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TIRANA – The UNICEF Country Office in Albania in close consultation with UNICEF Country Offices in other WB6 participants and RYCO will hire an international consultant who will work on mapping best practices in the region (and beyond) in intercultural dialogue, social cohesion and peace building as well as in developing age-appropriate methodologies to be used

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TIRANA – The Regional Meeting “Exchange with RYCO” took place in Tirana on Thursday. The event organized by the GIZ ORF Promotion of EU Integration gathered representatives of the ministries of foreign affairs of the Western Balkans 6 and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office. They discussed RYCO’s work and cooperation between the organization and institutional

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BELGRADE – RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Fatos Mustafa took part in the Western Balkans’ Digital Summit Steering Committee meeting in Belgrade on Tuesday. The meeting aimed to finalize the concept of the event, the agenda, visit the venue and agree on the division or roles and responsibilities among the organizers. The second Western Balkans Digital

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TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša met on Tuesday with Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretary General Ms Majlinda Bregu when they discussed possible ways of cooperation between the organizations in order to create new synergies for the Western Balkans development. Mr Blanuša updated his counterpart on the RYCO’s work and priorities underlining the

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RYCO Meets EYCA Director

TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša met on Tuesday with Director of European Youth Card Association (EYCA) Mr Manel Sánchez when they discussed possible ways of cooperation between the organizations in order to create new mobility opportunities for the Western Balkans youth. Mr Blanuša informed his counterpart on the RYCO’s work pointing out

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TIRANA/BRUSSELS – The European Union has awarded €500.000 for a new two-year Regional Youth Cooperation Office’s (RYCO) project, which will enhance youth mobility, youth cooperation and youth activism in the Western Balkans thereby supporting the process of reconciliation in the region. The project activities will contribute to increasing levels of youth participation, but also raising

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PRISTINA – The conference “Strengthening the path for reconciliation and regional cooperation – Debate on European perspective of young Kosovars” took place in Pristina last Thursday. It gathered almost one hundred young people and representatives of civil society organizations, universities, international and regional organizations. The participants discussed the relevance of regional cooperation and reconciliation process

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SARAJEVO – The European Youth Olympic Festival started in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on Sunday. As the official partner of EYOF volunteers’, YOUNG PR Team from Western Balkans gathered and is currently in Sarajevo as volunteers of EYOF 2019. A special project within the EYOF 2019 – “In Youth Eyes” – is joint cooperation of

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TIRANA/SKOPJE – Member of the French National Assembly Mr Frédéric Petit met with RYCO Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General, Mr Đuro Blanuša and Mr Fatos Mustafa, in Tirana on Thursday when they discussed RYCO’s work and cooperation with France. Mr Petit also met with RYCO Local Branch Officer in Macedonia Mr Albert Hani the

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WESTERN BALKANS – As the world marks the very first International Day of Education, we want to underline that it is clear that young people who are more exposed to civic education programs have different attitudes and behaviors than less educated young people, and than older generations. Empirical evidence shows that these attitudes and behaviors change

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