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WESTERN BALKANS – The RISE project selected 137 young entrepreneurs gathered in 46 teams coming from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia to develop their social business ideas. Through a series of workshops, mobility programs and financial support, young people will have a chance to learn, grow, develop their businesses and

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WESTERN BALKANS – The tenth meeting of the RYCO Governing Board took place online on Monday, 26 October 2020. The meeting discussed the organization’s plans and activities with a special focus on the current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Chair of the RYCO Governing Board for 2020, recently appointed Director of Agency for Youth

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WESTERN BALKANS – This year marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and its founding Charter. The Charter of the United Nations entered into force on 24 October 1945. Since 1948, this day is observed and celebrated annually as the United Nations Day. By promoting security, stability and global peace, the United Nations have

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TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in a panel discussion at the sixth Tirana Connectivity Forum which took place online from 1 to 2 October. Under the theme “Connectivity in Pandemic Times: Threats and Opportunities”, the two-day event gathered experts, academics and policymakers to discuss regional cooperation and the EU enlargement policy.

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TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and Ambassador of Germany in Albania Mr Peter Zingraf announced a new cooperation between RYCO and the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tirana today. The event held at the German Embassy in Tirana launched a new advocacy project that aims to increase young people’s understanding

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WESTERN BALKANS – The International Day of Peace is observed each year on 21 September to highlight the importance of peaceful societies. It was first proclaimed in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly in global efforts of celebrating and strengthening the ideals of peace. Peaceful societies are achieved when cooperation, dialogue and mutual understanding

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ALPBACH – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša attended this year’s edition of the European Forum Alpbach where he discussed the regional cooperation through a prism of the European integration of the Western Balkans. The panel discussion “EU Enlargement – Quo Vadis?” supported by German Cooperation took place on Monday, 31 August. Mr Blanuša said

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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO is looking for project proposals that will change the Western Balkans. The overall financial envelope for this call is 330.000€ which is available to civil society organisations from across the region. The overall objective of the fourth RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals is to support the civil society in the

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WESTERN BALKANS – The RISE project is launching its open call for applications for young entrepreneurs from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia to develop their social business ideas. Through a series of workshops, lectures, meetups, mobility programs and financial support, young people will have a chance to learn, grow, do

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