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PEJA/PEĆ – The International Anibar Animation Festival started its 12th edition on Friday, 23 July 2021, with a rich program of films, presentations, panels, workshops, and masterclasses. Unlike last year, when local restrictions were imposed to fight COVID-19 pandemic and the festival was held only online, this year, the festival brought life back to the

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TIRANA – Upon the closure of the “Supporting the Western Balkan’s collective leadership on reconciliation: building capacity and momentum for Regional Youth Cooperation Office – RYCO” project, the UN and RYCO organized a final project event in Tirana on Thursday, 29 July 2021. The event brought together over 60 representatives of RYCO and UN agencies

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WESTERN BALKANS  – With the support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs (GMFA), the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is starting the development of the new official Strategy for the period 2022-2024. This strategy will be developed through an inclusive, interactive and Western Balkans 6 youth need – based process, built on produced outcomes coming

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VRNJAČKA BANJA – Representatives of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Serbia, RYCO Local Program Officer Ms Bojana Zimonjić and RYCO Program Assistant Mr Đorđo Cvijović attended the ninth regular Assembly of the National Youth Council of Serbia (Krovna organizacija mladih Srbije – KOMS), which took place in Vrnjačka Banja from 23 to 25 July,

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PRIZREN – Within the training and mentoring program “Peace Broadcasters: Empowering Young Journalists as Peace Reporters”, the RYCO Local Branch Office in Kosovo in partnership with the OSCE Mission in Kosovo organized the 4-day training on intercultural dialogue and transitional journalism which took place from 8 to 11 July in Prizren.  20 young journalists were

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ALBANIA/KOSOVO*/NORTH MACEDONIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, Let’s Do It Peja from Kosovo in partnership with Youth On Board frome North Macedonia and Shoqata ALPIN from Albania implemented the project Eco Friendship which took place from January 2020 to March 2021.  The Eco

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TIRANA – ​Within the series of  Reconciliation Seminars “Can Old Gloves Fit Young Hands: Learning about the Western Balkans from a Different Perspective”, RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania and Epoka University organized a thinkathon titled “Youth for Reconciliation: Stepping up to the Challenges” which took place on Monday, 19 July, at the premises of

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WESTERN BALKANS – ​The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is looking for certified auditor/companies to perform the expenditure verification of the Grant Beneficiaries. Auditors will become part of the pool of experts of RYCO as external auditors for the sub-granting schemes, initially for the grants part of the 4th Open Call. The chosen external auditors

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TIRANA – Head of RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania Mr Kreshnik Loka participated in the final round of selection of the Albanian Youth Delegates to the United Nations (UN) program, implemented by United Nation Association Albania and held on 14 July. The event was the finalization of a tough application process that lasted almost

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VLORË – A two-day kick-off meeting of representatives of ministries responsible for education in the Western Balkans started today, on Thursday, 15 July 2021 at Hotel Regina Garden in Vlorë, Albania  within the framework of the “Western Balkans School Exchange Scheme” project. The meeting is organised by the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) and Deutsche

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