WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office is looking for two new colleagues! We are launching calls for two positions for…
WESTERN BALKANS – Today marks the International Day of Education. Proclaimed in 2018, it honors education and its centrality to human well-being…

Youth Voice Matters

WESTERN BALKANS – Taking into account the diversity of young people in the Western Balkans, we call upon young people to tell…
TIRANA – Supported by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, together with its partners UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF from Albania, RYCO is holding…
WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO in cooperation with GROUPE SOS Pulse, SEEYN, the Franco-German Youth Office and Institut Français is opening two calls…
OHRID – Through its second Open Call, RYCO and the United Nations Peace Building Fund supported thirty-two young people from North Macedonia,…
NOVI SAD – RYCO Local Branch Office in Serbia in cooperation with the OSCE Mission to Serbia and OPENS – European Youth…
TIRANA – RYCO in cooperation with the Germany Embassy in Tirana organized a signing ceremony for twenty awarded projects through Third RYCO…
WESTERN BALKANS – We invite you to apply for becoming a member of a youth co-design team for a research and advocacy…
WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO has implemented the second youth exchange “Western Balkans Meet Japan – A Bridge into the Future” in cooperation with…
WESTERN BALKANS – Today marks Human Rights Day – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights…
WESTERN BALKANS – Today is a perfect opportunity to remind us all, our societies and governments, that a sustainable contribution to our…
Dear Applicants, We would like to express our gratitude towards all of you who have shown the interest and made efforts to…
BELGRADE – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša together with Head of the Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović and…
NOVI SAD – The fourth three-day Regional Youth Leadership Forum concluded in Novi Sad, Serbia today with a panel discussion on the…
NOVI SAD – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša signed a memorandum of understanding on behalf of RYCO with the Franco-German Youth…
PRISTINA – In the continuation of the ROUTE WB6 project, with the support of RYCO, Lens in collaboration with the Office for…
ULCINJ – Through its second Open Call, RYCO supported connecting twenty young people from Serbia and Montenegro, participants of a unique film…
NAIROBI – Over 9,500 delegates from more than 170 countries took part in the Nairobi Summit ICPD25 (International Conference on Population and Development),…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in the opening ceremony of the Equal Rights Association’s regional conference Our Rights,…
WESTERN BALKANS – Twenty one young musicians from the WB6 has held four contemporary classical music concerts in Prizren, Tivat, Sarajevo and…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in a panel discussion of the regional conference Tirana Connectivity Forum which is taking…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland…
SARAJEVO – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in a panel discussion of the regional conference Population Dynamics, Human Capital, and…
SHËNGJIN – RYCO and Transfer e.V organized an experts’ symposium entitled “Access and Barriers to Participation in Learning Mobility Projects – International…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office is looking for two new colleagues! We are relaunching calls for two positions for…
SARAJEVO – RYCO and the Institute for Youth Development KULT signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Sarajevo today to formalize cooperation and…
WESTERN BALKANS – For the third year in a row, RYCO is partnering on the Deutsche Welle’s Balkan Booster project. The project…
PODGORICA – RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro with the support of the OSCE Mission to Montenegro organized a regional meeting on…
TIRANA – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office welcomes the initiative announced in Novi Sad, Serbia today by the Prime Ministers of Albania…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan thank all the applicants…
TIRANA – The final event of the Memory Lab’s seven-day annual study trip and workshop took place in Tirana on Friday. Entitled…
WESTERN BALKANS – In order to design a regional policy foundation on volunteering and create the ROUTE WB6 cross-border volunteer program, RYCO…
SKOPJE – Initiated by the Youth Representatives in the RYCO Governing Board, the RYCO Secretariat organized a meeting to launch a process…
WESTERN BALKANS – In the framework of our third Open Call for Project Proposals supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, RYCO…
PODGORICA – A regional capacity building training for the RYCO beneficiaries to be supported within the second RYCO Open Call for Project…
TIRANA – World Vision, in collaboration with RYCO, organizes a regional youth festival in Tirana from 3 to 5 September. The Youth…
TIRANA – World Vision, in collaboration with RYCO, organizes a regional youth festival in Tirana from 3 to 5 September. The Youth…
WESTERN BALKANS/JAPAN – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office are implementing for the second year…
SARAJEVO – RYCO and South East European Youth Network (SEEYN) signed the Memorandum of Understanding in Sarajevo on 19 August to enhance…
TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša gave an interview for the Albanian Daily News when he spoke about RYCO’s achievements and…
TIRANA –RYCO and World Vision Albania signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday to enhance cooperation between the two organizations focused on…
WESTERN BALKANS – The General Objective of the third RYCO Open Call for Proposals is to support the process of reconciliation in the…
WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO is looking for external assessors from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia. The assessors will…
SARAJEVO – The 25th Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) kicked off in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 16 August. As the…
WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office is looking for new colleagues! We are opening five positions for the RYCO Core and…
WESTERN BALKANS – This call for applications for trainers is published as part of RYCO’s project entitled “School to school youth cooperation in…
BELGRADE – President of the French Republic H. E. Mr Emmanuel Macron and President of Serbia H. E. Mr Aleksandar Vučić met…
WESTERN BALKANS – UNFPA Albania in close consultation with RYCO, an intergovernmental organisation that stewards and promotes regional, cross-border and intercultural cooperation…
POZNAŃ – During the Poznań Summit, Poland welcomed the Heads of Government of the Berlin Process participants, as well as representatives of…
  Poznań Summit, Blanuša: Governments Should Keep Promises Given to Young People POZNAŃ – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in…
POZNAŃ – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in the Ministerial Meeting which gathered the Western Balkans six Foreign Minister at…
POZNAŃ – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in the panel discussion Local initiatives solving local problems organized within the Civil Society…
PARIS/WESTERN BALKASN – The “Western Balkans Youth Lab (WB6 Lab)” is a regional incubator for entrepreneurship and innovation designed for young leaders…
BELGRADE – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and RYCO Program Officer Ms Bojana Bulatović participated in a two-day regional roundtable organized…
TIRANA – Delegation from the German Parliament (Bundestag), headed by Member of Parliament Mr Josip Juratović, met with RYCO high officials and…
PRISTINA – The ninth meeting of the RYCO Governing Board took place in Pristina, Kosovo* on Thursday and Friday. The two-day meeting…
Dear Applicants, We would like to express our gratitude towards all of you who have shown the interest and made efforts to…
BUCHAREST – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša gave his remarks at the opening of the conference entitled “How to better respond…
BERLIN –The conference “Strengthening Regional Parliamentary Cooperation in Support for RYCO and Parliaments’ Engagement in the Berlin Process and Beyond” was organized…
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…

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