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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO and its partners organized the third Co-design Workshop of the ROUTE WB6 project on 22 – 24 of July, aiming to support youth to fully engage in a collaborative design of a regional volunteering exchange program. More than twenty participants, including national project coordinators, former EVS volunteers, representatives of RYCO Local

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EUROPE – The closing ceremony of the Re-boot Europe conference was held online on 21 July. The conference, organized on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Southeast Europe Initiative of the Franco-German Youth Office (FGYO), gathered more than 100 young Europeans from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, France, Germany, Kosovo*, North Macedonia, Montenegro, and

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WESTERN BALKANS – The last couple of days on social media, especially in Kosovo* and Serbia, are marked with tensions and negative discussions on nationalism and ethnicity issues among people in the Western Balkans region and beyond. These discussions involve a number of young people but also world-wide known public figures. As we witness divisive

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WESTERN BALKANS – The RISE project will support over 200 young entrepreneurs 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 at the same

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EUROPE – On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Southeast Europe Initiative of the Franco-German Youth Office (FGYO), the Re-Boot Europe conference is taking place online in the next six days. The event discussed the future of Europe and brings together 100 young European citizens, between 17 and 25 years old, coming from

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WESTERN BALKANS – Today marks four years since the six prime ministers of the Western Balkans signed the Agreement on the Establishment of the Regional Youth Cooperation Office. On the occasion of the RYCO’s fourth birthday, RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Fatos Mustafa wrote an open letter, reflecting on

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WESTERN BALKANS – The project of a democratic, peaceful, sustainable, social and prosperous Europe is today facing one of the greatest challenges in its history – and not only because of the experiences with the Coronavirus Pandemic. Societies and citizens of Europe are facing the challenge of “rebooting” their societies and returning to more stability,

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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO, GROUPE SOS Pulse, the South East European Youth Network (SEEYN), the Institut Français and the Franco-German Youth Office (FGYO/OFAJ) are announcing the selection of six local structures for the implementation of the WB6 Lab project.  Local structures, selected among 45 applicants from the Western Balkans, will contribute to opening new spaces

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