SKOPJE – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO), Local Branch Office in North Macedonia invites young journalists from North Macedonia to participate…
KOSOVO/NORTH MACEDONIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the ASUC “Boro…
ROME/WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani said that young people should stay in the Western Balkans because they are…
PORTOROŽ – National EEPA coordinators of Montenegro and Serbia have awarded the RISE (Regional Incubator for Social Entrepreneurs) project as the national…
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/MONTENEGRO/SERBIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the Center…
KOTOR – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro, supported by the French Embassy in Montenegro, organized the fifth Intercultural Youth Hub,…
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/MONTENEGRO/NORTH MACEDONIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the…
WESTERN BALKANS – The International Day for Tolerance was first proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1996, as a reminder…
FRUŠKA GORA – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) has successfully concluded the Regional Strategy Forum aimed at gathering inputs from the…
TIRANA – Within the framework of the “Europe is Here” campaign launched by the Delegation of the European Union to Albania, the…
BELGRADE – Our colleagues from the RYCO Local Branch Office in Serbia hosted the “2nd Meeting of the Umbrella Youth Organizations from…
TIRANA  – RYCO Local Program Officer Ms Flutura Brakaj took part in the  “Information Forum on Projects and Scientific Research” organized by…
Petrovac – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović took part in the School of Political Studies…
EUROPE/ONLINE – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania Mr Kreshnik Loka took part in the second Adriatic Ionian Youth…
TIRANA –  RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani met the Director of European Youth Card Association (EYCA) Mr Manel Sanchez and Advisor…
ALBANIA/NORTH MACEDONIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the SOU “Koco…
ALBANIA/KOSOVO*/NORTH MACEDONIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the M&M Ivanaj…
WESTERN BALKANS/JAPAN – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) are implementing the youth…
TIRANA – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) and the National Youth Congress of Albania (NYC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)…
BELGRADE – Within the development process of the new RYCO Strategy for 2022-2024, the RYCO Local Branch Office in Serbia organized regional…
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA –Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the Forestry…
TIRANA – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) hosted a visit from a delegation of youth actors from Albania and Serbia, on…
TIRANA – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania joined the OSCE Presence in Albania, the Municipality of Tirana and the National…
PODGORICA – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro in cooperation with the Ministry for Education, Science, Culture and Sports organized an…
WESTERN BALKANS – The RISE project selected 129 young entrepreneurs gathered in 47 teams coming from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro,…
PRISTINA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Kosovo Ms Krenare Gashi-Krasniqi and RYCO Local Program Officer Mr Ramadan Sokoli…
TIRANA – In the framework of the Western Balkans School Exchange Scheme “Superschools”, the RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania organized four…
SKOPJE– The RYCO Local Branch Office in North Macedonia organized the opening event for the Western Balkans School Exchange Scheme “Superschools” in…
POPOVA SAPKA – The RYCO Local Branch Office in North Macedonia together with the OSCE Mission to Skopje organized the fifth in…
SARAJEVO – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina organized the opening event for the Western Balkans School Exchange Scheme…
SERBIA – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Serbia with the support of the OSCE Mission to Serbia have successfully closed for…
SKOPJE – The RYCO Local Branch Office in North Macedonia has organized capacity-building training for representatives of secondary schools and civil society…
PRISTINA – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Kosovo has organized the opening event for the presentation of the Western Balkans School…
KOLAŠIN – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro organized a Youth Camp on Intercultural Competencies in Sports that took place in…
WESTERN BALKANS  – The Youth Entrepreneurial Service Foundation (YES Foundation) from North Macedonia in partnership with the Innovation Centre Banja Luka from…
ALBANIA/NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, Škola za dizajn…
PODGORICA – Within the new RYCO strategy development process supported by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the RYCO Local Branch Office…
TIRANA – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) and the Western Balkans Fund (WBF) signed a joint statement to continue enhancing cooperation…
If you are a teacher from a high school in the region, we invite you to sign up for the best school…
SARAJEVO – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina Ms Berina Bukva Alibašić and Local Program Officer Mr Ali Mahmutćehajić met…
ALBANIA – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania together with the World Vision Albania concluded successfully the Youth Festival 2021 under…
ALBANIA – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania together with the World Vision Albania are organizing the Youth Festival 2021 under…
WESTERN BALKANS – Applications for the RYCO Superschools Exchange Scheme are now open. This newly established opportunity for schools, students, and teachers…
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/KOSOVO/MONTENEGRO/SERBIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, United World…
PRISTINA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani and the newly appointed RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Denis Piplaš and the Youth…
SARAJEVO – The Government Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the RYCO Governing Board Mr Davor Bošnjak, together with the Assistant to…
PRISTINA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani and the newly appointed RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Denis Piplaš had a series…
PODGORICA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović participated in the final press conference of the…

Peace Day: Youth Means Peace

WESTERN BALKANS – Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. Established in 1981 by…
ROME/WESTERN BALKANS – The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is proud to convene the EU-Balkan Youth Forum next 22-26…
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 Serbia Ms Ivana Antonijević and Youth Representative from Serbia in the RYCO…
BELGRADE – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović participated as a panelist in the consultations of…
VRNJAČKA BANJA – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Serbia together with the OSCE Mission to Serbia for four years in a…
BELGRADE – The RISE Regional Forum, organized within the 8th Social Innovation Forum, took place in Belgrade, Serbia on 9-10 September 2021.…
SERBIA – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Serbia organized five local events within the project “Meet your representatives in Serbia. You…
A successful cooperation between France and the Western Balkans to enhance social and solidarity economy at the European level A press conference…
SKOPJE  –  Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in North Macedonia Mr Vladimir Gjorgjevski took part in a panel on “Opportunities…
SKOPJE – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO), Local Branch Office in North Macedonia invites high school teachers and civil society representatives…
BORSH –  In the framework of the ROUTE WB6 Regional Exchange Volunteer Program, 20 young people from the Western Balkans will have…
MONTENEGRO/NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the Geological and…
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…
BELGRADE  –  Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Serbia Ms Ivana Antonijević and Youth Representative of Serbia in the RYCO…
WESTERN BALKANS – The six Local Incubators based in the Western Balkans are looking for young people from 18 to 35 years…
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/SERBIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, Srednja Zanatska…
SREMSKI KARLOVCI/SARAJEVO – Supported by RYCO within the fourth Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the European Union, the Red Cross…
ALBANIA –  Supported by RYCO within the fourth Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the European Union, Youth for Peace (Mladi…
SARAJEVO – On 13-20 August 2021, the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) in Bosnia and Herzegovina…
NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, Škola za oštećene…
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…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Governing Board of the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) appointed Mr Denis Piplaš as the new RYCO Deputy Secretary…
KONJIC – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the PRO-Future project organized the first regional Peace and Advocacy…
PEJA/PEĆ – The International Anibar Animation Festival started its 12th edition on Friday, 23 July 2021, with a rich program of films,…
TIRANA – Upon the closure of the “Supporting the Western Balkan’s collective leadership on reconciliation: building capacity and momentum for Regional Youth…
WESTERN BALKANS  – With the support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs (GMFA), the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is starting the…
VRNJAČKA BANJA – Representatives of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Serbia, RYCO Local Program Officer Ms Bojana Zimonjić and RYCO Program…
PRIZREN – Within the training and mentoring program “Peace Broadcasters: Empowering Young Journalists as Peace Reporters”, the RYCO Local Branch Office in…
ALBANIA/KOSOVO*/NORTH MACEDONIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, Let’s Do It…
TIRANA – ​Within the series of  Reconciliation Seminars “Can Old Gloves Fit Young Hands: Learning about the Western Balkans from a Different…
WESTERN BALKANS – ​The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is looking for certified auditor/companies to perform the expenditure verification of the Grant…
TIRANA – Head of RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania Mr Kreshnik Loka participated in the final round of selection of the…
VLORË – A two-day kick-off meeting of representatives of ministries responsible for education in the Western Balkans started today, on Thursday, 15…
TIRANA –  RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania welcomed and hosted a group of ten young people from Thumanë, Municipality of Kruja,…
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, Projekte…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Youth for Peace in cooperation with Balkans Let’s Get Up! Organization and Udhetim i Lire – Liberi di Viaggare,…
OHRID – Supported by RYCO within the fourth Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the European Union, the Institute of Romani…
TIRANA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania Mr Kreshnik Loka participated in the second day of the “Youth…
SKOPJE  –  Prime Minister of North Macedonia Mr Zoran Zaev hosted RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani in a meeting which took…
WESTERN BALKANS – Today we remember thousands of victims of one of the darkest days of our shared history. In July 1995,…
SREBRENICA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina Ms Berina Bukva Alibašić and Local Program Officer Mr Ali Mahmutćehajić, alongside…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani met with Ambassador of Germany to Albania H.E. Mr Peter Zingraf, Head of Division…
ALBANIA/BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/KOSOVO*/SERBIA  – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, Projekte Vullnetare…
TIRANA – On the occasion of its 5th anniversary, RYCO hosted a reception* for its partners, stakeholders and friends, which took place…
WESTERN BALKANS/GERMANY – The Western Balkans Summit of the Berlin Process concluded with the Leaders’ Meeting on Monday, 5 July 2021. During…
WESTERN BALAKANS/GERMANY – RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani participated in the Leaders’ Meeting of the Berlin Summit organized online on Monday,…
WESTERN BALKANS/GERMANY – The Western Balkans Youth Forum, organized in the framework of the Berlin Summit 2021, concluded on Monday, 5 July…
TIRANA  – Head of RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania Mr Kreshnik Loka took part at the big finals of the “Re-Debate…
OTESHEVO/PRESPA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani delivered a keynote speech at the 2021 Prespa Forum Dialogue within the Youth Forum…

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