WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office is looking for new colleagues! We are opening seventeen positions for the RYCO Project…
TIRANA – The German Federal Foreign Office has awarded 350.000€ for a new one-year RYCO’s project aiming to support high schools from…
TIRANA – As the Council of Europe celebrates its 70 birthday it also faces a major political and financial crisis. A proposed…
BERLIN – Fostering peace and security in order to push ahead with positive development in the region was the goal of the…
TIRANA – The OSCE Presence in Albania in cooperation with the Municipality of Tirana and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO), are launching…
TIRANA – UNICEF Albania in close consultation with Regional Youth Cooperation Office team will hire an international expert who will assist in…
SHËNGJIN – The Steering Committee of the UN Peacebuilding Fund supported project Supporting the Western Balkan’s Collective Leadership on Reconciliation: Building Capacities…
WARSAW – RYCO Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and Mr Fatos Mustafa are participating the Berlin Process Foreign…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and Mr Fatos Mustafa met with European Union (EU) Ambassador…
TIRANA – After the 9th RYCO Governing Board meeting was cancelled in Pristina today due to the lack of quorum, RYCO invites the six…
TIRANA – The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has awarded over 700.000€ for a new three-year Regional Youth Cooperation Office’s (RYCO)…
PODGORICA – RYCO organized a working meeting within the first research project on the topics of dealing with the past in the framework…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in the Regional Thematic Network Forum and Annual Conference organized in Tirana on…
TIRANA – The UNICEF Country Office in Albania in close consultation with UNICEF Country Offices in other WB6 participants and RYCO will hire…
TIRANA – The Regional Meeting “Exchange with RYCO” took place in Tirana on Thursday. The event organized by the GIZ ORF Promotion…
BELGRADE – RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Fatos Mustafa took part in the Western Balkans’ Digital Summit Steering Committee meeting in Belgrade on…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša met on Tuesday with Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretary General Ms Majlinda Bregu when…

RYCO Meets EYCA Director

TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša met on Tuesday with Director of European Youth Card Association (EYCA) Mr Manel Sánchez…
TIRANA/BRUSSELS – The European Union has awarded €500.000 for a new two-year Regional Youth Cooperation Office’s (RYCO) project, which will enhance youth…
PRISTINA – The conference “Strengthening the path for reconciliation and regional cooperation – Debate on European perspective of young Kosovars” took place…
SARAJEVO – The European Youth Olympic Festival started in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on Sunday. As the official partner of EYOF volunteers’,…
TIRANA/SKOPJE – Member of the French National Assembly Mr Frédéric Petit met with RYCO Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General, Mr Đuro…
WESTERN BALKANS – As the world marks the very first International Day of Education, we want to underline that it is clear that…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General, Mr Đuro Blanuša and Mr Fatos Mustafa, met in Tirana on Tuesday with…
LJUBLJANA – Slovenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Miro Cerar met the representatives of the Youth Council of Slovenia on Tuesday when…
WESTERN BALKANS – The 2019 Winter EYOF will take place in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Olympic host city Sarajevo & East Sarajevo.…
BRUSSSELS – Partnership between the European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of youth organized a consultative meeting and…
TIRANA – Ambassadors of Croatia and Slovenia to Albania, H.E. Ms Sanja Bujas Juraga and H.E. Ms Lea Stančič, visited RYCO on Monday. During the meeting with…
PODGORICA – Youth Exchange as Motor for Regional Cooperation conference is taking place in Podgorica, Montenegro. The conference, organized by RYCO in…
PODGORICA – Youth Exchange as Motor for Regional Cooperation conference is taking place in Podgorica, Montenegro. The conference, organized by RYCO in…
TIRANA – The bilateral meeting between Governing Board members of Montenegro and Albania took place in Tirana on 6 December. Together with RYCO Local Branch Officers…
BRUSSELS – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in the EU-Western Balkans Summit organized by the Friends of Europe on Tuesday.…
SARAJEVO – The European Union recognizes the regional cooperation in the Western Balkans as one of the priorities in the region. In…
SARAJEVO – The eight meeting of the RYCO Governing Board took place in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday. The meeting discussed…
TIRANA – President of the Austrian National Council H.E. Mr Wolfgang Sobotka met with RYCO Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General, Mr…
TIRANA – RYCO, in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Tirana, is hosting the regional meeting of representatives of national news…
BERLIN – Fifty young people from the Western Balkans met young people from Germany, France and the European Union, as well as…
WESTERN BALKANS – In cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, RYCO implemented the youth exchange “Western Balkans Meet Japan…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša took part in the debate entitled The European Union, Albania and the Western Balkans:…
TIRANA – Representatives of RYCO Secretariat met in Tirana on Friday with the Youth Representatives in the RYCO Governing Board to discuss…
PODGORICA – The second RYCO Advisory Board meeting took place on Wednesday in Podgorica, Montenegro. It was an excellent opportunity for the…
PODGORICA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and RYCO Local Branch Officer in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović met with Prime Minister…
TIRANA – On the occasion of the UN Day, RYCO and UN in Albania launched a joint project in Tirana on Monday.…
POGRADEC – RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania, in cooperation with the OSCE Presence in Albania, organized a four-day Capacity Building Training…
SKOPJE – The second edition of the “Bridging the gap between youth policy, youth participation and parliamentarians in the Western Balkans” conference…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša met on Tuesday with the Ambassador of Poland to Albania H. E. Mr Karol…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša signed on Tuesday the Platform for Peace, a declaration document developed as part of…
TIRANA – Following the OSCE scholarship program at the European Innovation Academy summer course in Turin (7-28 July 2018), and in preparation…
TIRANA – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO), with the support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Centre…
LONDON – Following the recent Western Balkans Summit in London, the UK Parliament hosted the International Parliamentary Seminar on the Western Balkans…
BLED – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in this year’s edition of the Bled Strategic Form in Slovenia. In a…
  MIRAI Program 2018: Western Balkans Youth Exchange (Mutual-understanding, Intellectual Relations and Academic Exchange Initiative) WESTERN BALKANS – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs…
TIRANA – RYCO and the Government of Albania, in the presence of representatives of their partners, signed the Host Country Agreement Tuesday,…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša met on Thursday with the Ambassador of Japan to Albania H. E. Mr Makoto Ito when they discussed…
TIRANA - We are honored to present you the first RYCO Strategic Plan for the upcoming three years (2019-2021).We express our immense…
TIRANA – On the occasion of the International Youth Day, RYCO Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General, Mr Đuro Blanuša and Mr Fatos Mustafa, wrote…
Following its objective on regional co-operation in the youth field and building upon recent processes of strengthening the youth field in South…
PRIZREN – RYCO representatives took part in the panel discussion Reflecting on the Role of Youth in Fostering Youth Mobility and Cooperation…
WESTERN BALKANS – Novi Sad Humanitarian Centre (NSHC) in cooperation with Syri i Vizionit and English language teachers and students association SOL invites…
In the frame of the project “Swapping Cultures- Erasing Borders”, the Beyond Barriers Association together with its partners, announce Postcard Competition, #4balkanculturediversity. The project…
TIRANA - The development of the staff and financial regulations are important specialist investments in RYCO capacity. Simultaneously, they constitute part of…
WESTERN BALKANS – BLINK together with its partners is organizing a seven days training course, for strengthening capacities of key youth actors in Pristina. Through…
TIRANA – RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Fatos Mustafa met on Sunday with the delegation of the German Federal Foreign Office led…
TIRANA – RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Fatos Mustafa met with Deputy Head of the British Embassy in Tirana Mr Sean Melbourne…
PODGORICA – RYCO organized a preparatory meeting of the first research project on the topics of dealing with the past in the…
WESTERN BALKANS – Project promotes reconciliation, cooperation and better understanding in the region by bringing together 24 young people, 18-30 year-old, from…
LONDON – The fifth Berlin Process Summit was held on 9-10 July in London, the United Kingdom. The Summit gathered the heads…
NIKŠIĆ – REACT 2018 is open for participants, residents of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo*, Macedonia, Albania and Montenegro, 19 –…
NOVI SAD – The Third Regional Youth Forum took place in Novi Sad, Serbia last weekend (29 June – 1 July). The…
TIRANA – RYCO organizes the first meeting of the selected Members of Parliaments (MPs) of the Western Balkans within the program Strengthening…
BERLIN – In a close cooperation with CrossBorder Factory and the Youth Initiative for Human Rights, we organized the first preparation meeting…
BRUSSELS – RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Fatos Mustafa took part in the “HERE WE COME – A Conference on Talent Management and Youth…
VIENNA – The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) announced on Monday the 18 finalists of the OSCE Scholarship Programme for young…
SARAJEVO – NIŠ – TIRANA – Nisville Jazz Festival, together with its partners (Syri Blue from Tirana and Motus Adulescenti from Sarajevo)…
WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO Local Branch Officers in the RYCO Contracting Parties’ capitals held the strategic dialogue meetings with relevant stakeholders working…
BUDVA/BEČIĆI – Montenegrin Ministry of Sports through the Directorate for Youth has organized a conference entitled “The European perspective of the Western…
WESTERN BALKANS – After the successful signing ceremonies in Belgrade, Pristina, Tirana, Podgorica, Sarajevo and Skopje, we are honored to present you…
DURRËS – RYCO Deputy Secreatry General Mr Fatos Mustafa took part in the OSCE Regional Meeting of Heads of Field Operations in…
BELGRADE/BERLIN – Are you interested in Europe, history and peace? Do you want to learn more about World War I and its consequences?…
PODGORICA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and RYCO Local Branch Officer in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović met on Thursday in…
PODGORICA – RYCO Program Officer Ms Bojana Bulatović  and RYCO Local Branch Officer in Macedonia Mr Albert Hani are taking part in…
TIRANA – RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Fastos Mustafa met on Wednesday in the RYCO Head Office the representatives of the Municipality…
TIRANA – Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) signed contracts on Tuesday in its Head Office in Tirana with five civil society organizations…
PRISTINA – Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) signed contracts on Friday with four civil society organizations from Kosovo that got the support…
BELGRADE – Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) signed contracts on Friday with twelve civil society organizations and high schools from Serbia that…
SOFIA – The EU-Western Balkans summit took place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 17 May 2018. EU leaders agreed on the Sofia declaration,…
TIRANA – RYCO Deputy Secretary General, RYCO Program Officer and RYCO Local Branch Officer in Albania, Mr Fatos Mustafa, Ms Bojana Bulatović and Mr Kreshnik…
NOVI SAD – Call for participants has been opened for the 3rd Regional Youth Forum (RYF). Participation is open to socially active…
TIRANA – The OSCE Presence in Albania, in co-operation with the Municipality of Tirana and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO), are launching…
PODGORICA – RYCO Pilot Capacity Building Training for the first beneficiaries of the organization’s open call for project proposal ended on Friday…
TIRANA – On the occasion of the Europe Day, RYCO Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General, Mr Đuro Blanuša and Mr Fatos…
PRISTINA – RYCO Advisory Board members met for the first time in Pristina on Friday, 4 May. As the first meeting, it…
VIENNA – The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) opens today a Call for Candidacies for 18 fully-paid scholarships at the European Innovation…
BELGRADE - RYCO is launching the open call for participation in the capacity building training for project design in the areas of…
SKOPJE – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša, together with RYCO Local Branch Officer in Macedonia Mr Albert Hani, participated the Western Balkans 6…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General, Mr Đuro Blanuša and Mr Fatos Mustafa, met on Thursday with German Member…
PRISTINA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša, together with our Program Officer Ms Bojana Bulatović, took part in the the Western…
TIRANA – ​RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and Deputy Secretary General Mr Fatos Mustafa met on Thursday with UK Envoy for the Western Balkan and…
PRISTINA – On the occasion of the Western Balkans Youth Conference “Active Citizens” that will be held in Prishtina on 26-27 March 2018,…
STUTTGART – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in the Conference Youth Engagement In the Danube Region – Stakeholder Dialogue on Friday where he presented…

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