ALBANIA/BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/MONTENEGRO/SERBIA– Supported by RYCO within the fourth Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the European Union, the Drug Policy…

True Democracies Need Youth

WESTERN BALKANS – September 15 is celebrated as the International Day of Democracy after being established in 2007 through a resolution passed…
BELGRADE – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović participated as a panelist in the consultations of…
A successful cooperation between France and the Western Balkans to enhance social and solidarity economy at the European level A press conference…
MONTENEGRO/NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the Geological and…
Almost every second young person in Montenegro encounters difficulties when it’s about finding a job for which they were educated, according to…
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/KOSOVO*/MONTENEGRO/NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA –  Supported by RYCO within the fourth Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the European Union, the…
WESTERN BALKANS – The six Local Incubators based in the Western Balkans are looking for young people from 18 to 35 years…
What do young people in the Western Balkans think about the society they live in? With conflict in the not-so-distant past, peace…
WESTERN BALKANS – Each 12 August marks the celebration of the International Youth Day, designated by the United Nations (UN) in 1995…
ALBANIA/MONTENEGRO/SERBIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the Secondary Vocational School…
Departure of young people from Montenegro is an increasingly common occurrence Why do talented, skilled people leave their homelands and go abroad?…
KONJIC – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the PRO-Future project organized the first regional Peace and Advocacy…
WESTERN BALKANS  –  A new podcast is bringing to the Western Balkan youth insightful discussions on the beautiful nature of the region…
WESTERN BALKANS  – With the support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs (GMFA), the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is starting the…
WESTERN BALKANS  – With the support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs (GMFA), the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is starting the…
WESTERN BALKANS  –  A new podcast is bringing to the Western Balkan youth insightful discussions on books, authors and the enjoyment of…
WESTERN BALKANS – ​The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is looking for certified auditor/companies to perform the expenditure verification of the Grant…
VLORË – A two-day kick-off meeting of representatives of ministries responsible for education in the Western Balkans started today, on Thursday, 15…
The Story of Borjan Eftimov, President of the University Student Assembly of the Faculty of Law in Skopje, North Macedonia Student assemblies…
WESTERN BALKANS – Today we remember thousands of victims of one of the darkest days of our shared history. In July 1995,…
WESTERN BALKANS – Let’s get Balkan Real podcast by Kiara Manja brings together young journalists from the Western Balkans to discuss their…
TIRANA – On the occasion of its 5th anniversary, RYCO hosted a reception* for its partners, stakeholders and friends, which took place…
Kiril Panov is one of the three basketball players from North Macedonia who plays in the American College League. Before leaving for…
WESTERN BALKANS/GERMANY – The Western Balkans Youth Forum, organized in the framework of the Berlin Summit 2021, concluded on Monday, 5 July…
WESTERN BALKANS – Let’s get Balkan Real podcast by Kiara Manja brings together young journalists from the Western Balkans to discuss their…
BUDVA – RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro in cooperation with the OSCE Mission to Montenegro organised a five-day regional working meeting…
WESTERN BALKANS/GERMANY – The Western Balkans Youth Forum, organized in the framework of the Berlin Summit 2021, kicked off online on Tuesday,…
WESTERN BALKANS – Let’s get Balkan Real podcast by Kiara Manja brings together young journalists from the Western Balkans to discuss their…
PODGORICA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović and RYCO Mentorship Coordinator Ms Irena Marunović met…
BAR – Supported by RYCO within the fourth Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the European Union, the Montenegrin Pan-European Union from…
PODGORICA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović met with the German Ambassador to Montenegro Mr Robert Weber…
WESTERN BALKANS – Let’s get Balkan Real podcast by Kiara Manja brings together young journalists from the Western Balkans to discuss their…
BUDVA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović participated in the opening session of the Regional…
Student exchange programs are among the most exciting opportunities you can take part in during your schooling. You get to study abroad…
PODGORICA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović met with the Ambassador of France to Montenegro…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Young European Ambassadors (YEA) network is launching a new call for applications for young people from the Western…
WESTERN BALKANS – Let’s get Balkan Real podcast by Kiara Manja brings together young journalists from the Western Balkans to discuss their…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe is partnering with Sarajevo Film Festival in efforts to support the True…
For hundreds of years the compound of the Innovation and Training Park (ITP) in Prizren was used as a shelter for the…
Podgorica – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of…
The Regional Cross-Border Volunteer Program ROUTE WB6 has been presented in Podgorica, Montenegro on Tuesday, 8 June 2021. The program represents a…
WESTERN BALKANS – Let’s get Balkan Real podcast by Kiara Manja is bringing together young journalists from the Western Balkans to discuss…
PETROVAC – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović took part in the opening of the consultations…
The lecture halls and the desks of the faculties are empty, no students and professors in sight, for more than ten months.…
WESTERN BALKANS – Young people from the Western Balkans are invited to apply for a workshop in storytelling and fact-checking on topics…
A one-month campaign organized by the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) on fostering youth cooperation in the Western Balkan region concluded on…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is looking for new colleagues! We are launching a call for the RYCO…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office is looking for a new colleague! We are launching a call for the RYCO…
The story of Luka and Fabian  Until recently, travel was an integral part of our lives, but for the last year we…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and with the support…
WESTERN BALKANS – The fourth episode of the You(th) Choose(s) podcast hosted by young journalists from the Western Balkans is taking us…
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, some young people decided to use all their creative potential to create social change and…
WESTERN BALKANS – The third episode of the You(th) Choose(s) podcast hosted by young journalists from the Western Balkans is taking us…
Insecurity, anxiety, constant race against time and deadlines, stress – these are the words with which 46.8 percent of the surveyed students…
WESTERN BALKANS – The first workshop on the development of the Regional Volunteers Exchange scheme within the ROUTE WB6 project took place…
WESTERN BALKANS – The second episode of the You(th) Choose(s) podcast hosted by young journalists from the Western Balkans is here.  All…
PODGORICA – The thirteenth RYCO Governing Board Meeting was the first meeting organized under the Chairmanship of Montenegro this year, and took…
WESTERN BALKANS – The first episode of a new vibrant podcast titled You(th) Choose(s) is hosted by young journalists from the Western…
Dear Applicants, We would like to express our gratitude towards all of you who have shown the interest and made efforts to…
Although in the last decade the policy in Montenegro has made progress in regulating the rights of the LGBTIQ community, with the…
WESTERN BALKANS – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Serbia in cooperation with the OSCE Mission to Serbia publishes the “Beginner’s Manual…
WESTERN BALKANS –  Within the framework of the “Supporting the Western Balkan’s Collective Leadership on Reconciliation” project, the Regional Youth Cooperation Office…
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/MONTENEGRO/SERBIA  – Within the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, the Balkan…
WESTERN BALKANS – Today marks the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the…
WESTERN BALKANS – COVID-19 has ruined most of our 2020 travel plans and life has been a bit duller than usual. But…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan thank all the applicants…
WESTERN BALKANS – Twelve social businesses, two from each: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, will be supported…
WESTERN BALKANS – The ROUTE WB6 project proudly opens the registrations for the first regional volunteers exchange program. This is the first…
At the end of the every hard working week, RYCO will be giving you a youth perspective on regional and local hot…
WESTERN BALKANS – An online capacity building training for the RYCO beneficiaries supported within the fourth RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals…
ALBANIA/BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/MONTENEGRO/SERBIA – Within the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, the Institute…
PODGORICA – The five Youth Representatives in the RYCO Governing Board gathered in a joint activity in Podgorica, Montenegro in the last…
PODGORICA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović met with Head of the Delegation of the…
PODGORICA  – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović met with representatives of the International Organization for…
WESTERN BALKANS – Within the project “Supporting the Western Balkans collective leadership on reconciliation: building capacity and momentum for the Regional Youth…
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/MONTENEGRO/NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA – Supported by RYCO and the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund through the second RYCO Open Call for Project…
WESTERN BALKANS – Are you curious to find out more about people living in your neighboring places in the region? Want to…
ALBANIA/KOSOVO/MONTENEGRO – Within the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, EcoAlbania in partnership with…
PODGORICA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović met with the newly appointed Ambassador of France…
WESTERN BALKANS – For the last four months, 137 young entrepreneurs gathered in 46 teams from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro,…
MONTENEGRO – If you are a high school student, aged 14-19, coming from Montenegro, we invite you to apply for the online…
WESTERN BALKANS – Within the framework of the advocacy project “A Better Region Starts with Youth” implemented with the support of the…
PODGORICA – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) signed a contract with the Montenegrin Pan European Union (Crnogorska Panevropska Unija) on Thursday,…
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/KOSOVO*/MONTENEGRO/NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA – Supported by RYCO and the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund through the second RYCO Open Call for Project…
DANILOVGRAD – Upon the invitation of the Danilovgrad Youth Centre, the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro met with young people from…
PODGORICA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović met with the UNICEF Representative to Montenegro Mr…
PODGORICA – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) and the Youth Network of Montenegro signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 8 February,…
PODGORICA  – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović met with the newly appointed Director of the…
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/MONTENEGRO/SERBIA – Supported by RYCO and the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund through the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals,…
ALBANIA/MONTENEGRO – Within the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, Shoqata e Mësuesve Shqiptarë…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is seeking to engage a local implementing partner to support RYCO in delivering…
ALBANIA/KOSOVO/MONTENEGRO – Supported by RYCO and the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund through the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, the Environmentally…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is seeking a legal expertise/consultancy that will support the organization in analyzing and…
WESTERN BALKANS – Today commemorates the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp and the ending of the Holocaust.…

You(th) spread the News

Milan attended his first youth exchange programme in the spring of 2018. Milan is not his real name but he is a…
About participants of RYCO funded youth exchanges The big budget friendly and modern hotel in Sarajevo hums like a beehive on this…
WESTERN BALKANS/JAPAN – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) are implementing the youth…
Serving as youth representatives on the RYCO Governing Board offers a chance to make your voice heard in relation to issues that…

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