PRISTINA – RYCO Local Branch Officer in Kosovo Ms Krenare Gashi met on Friday with Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports of Kosovo Mr Kujtim Gashi, Director of the Youth Department of the Ministry Mr Xhevat Bajrami and Youth Representative in the RYCO Governing Board Mr Arianit Jashari. They discussed the joint activities and the ongoing work of RYCO on the local level.
The focus of the meeting was the discussion of potential joint activities that should increase the visibility of RYCO, in particular towards the young people who are facing difficulties to reach the organization. The activities will be organized in cooperation with a number of local and international partners based in Kosovo and will reflect the values of RYCO.
The new premises for the Local Branch Office was also part of discussion during the meeting. The representatives of the Ministry highlighted that they will provide an adequate support to find a fitting place that can be easily accessed.
Moreover, the representatives of the Ministry pointed out that the implementation phase of the first youth exchanges which are going to be realized within the projects supported by RYCO will be closely followed and that they will assist the Local Branch Office to properly monitor them. Mr Gashi and Mr Jashari reassure Ms Gashi that they will continue to support RYCO on the local level.
The meeting was a monthly event that servers the interlocutors to further coordinate the RYCO development on the local level.
*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