PRISTINA – Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) will open its Local Branch Office in Kosovo in Pristina on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. In order to bring the work of RYCO closer to future beneficiaries, our institution will open the local branch offices in all the contracting parties’ capitals.
At the opening ceremony in Pristina, the guests will be addressed by RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša, RYCO Local Branch Officer in Kosovo Ms Krenare Gashi, Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo Mr Enver Hohxaj, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports and Representative of Kosovo Government in RYCO Governing Board Mr Kujtim Gashi, Youth Representative from Kosovo in RYCO Governing Board Mr Arianit Jashari, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Kosovo Mr Christian Heldt, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria in Kosovo Mr Gernot Pfandler, Head of Cooperation’s at the EU Office in Kosovo Mr Luigi Brusa and Head of OSCE Mission in Kosovo Mr Jan Braathu.
This is the second local branch office which RYCO is opening in the Western Balkans. The first local branch office was opened in Podgorica in beginning of July 2017.
*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence