Western Balkans

TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša met on Friday, 22 September, with Head of the Council of Europe Office in Tirana Mr Claus Neukirch. They discussed possibilities for the joint cooperation and agreed that the two institutions should work together in the forthcoming period. At the meeting, Secretary General Mr Blanuša informed Mr

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WARSAW – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in this year’s Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Europe’s largest annual human rights conference organized by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), which is taking place in Warsaw, Poland from 11 to 22 September 2017. During the conference Mr Blanuša met with OSCE representatives and participated in a

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RYCO is looking for a Local Branch Officer in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Local Branch Officer will be in charge to organize the work of the Local Branch Office, co-ordinate and implement program activities and to follow RYCO-projects implemented within Bosnia and Herzegovina. If you are interested to apply for the position of RYCO Local

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BELGRADE – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša, together with RYCO Local Branch Officer in Serbia Ms Marija Bulat, visited the United Nations Head Quarter in Belgrade on Friday, 8 September. They met with UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Ms Karla Hershey and UNDP Deputy Resident Representative Ms Steliana Nedera and discussed possible ways of cooperation. Mr Blanuša expressed RYCO’s openness

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BELGRADE – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and RYCO Local Branch Officer in Serbia Ms Marija Bulat held a meeting with Executive Director of the Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD) Ms Gordana Delić and Senior Program Officer of BTD Ms Nataša Petrović on Friday, 8 September when they discussed mutual cooperation between the two organizations. BTD has been actively supporting

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Since 2000, each year on 12 August, the world is observing the International Youth Day, established by the United Nations General Assembly. This year’s celebration is dedicated to young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation, as well as inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace. As the organization with its crucial aim in fostering reconciliation

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RYCO SG and DSG at Dokufest, Prizren; Photo: Krenare Gashi

PRIZREN – RYCO Secretary General Đuro Blanuša and RYCO Deputy Secretary General Fatos Mustafa discussed together with the OSCE Dialogue Academy alumni who are young activists of the “Follow Us” initiative the role which youth should have to shape the region’s social and political landscape, as well as new ways to participate in public life and

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PRISTINA – RYCO Local Branch Officer in Kosovo* Krenare Gashi had a number of meetings with representatives of international organizations and the civil society in Pristina during the last week. Gashi had a coordination meeting with representatives of UN, EU Office in Kosovo, UNMIK, Play International, OSCE and local civil society organizations on Tuesday. They

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RYCO is looking for a Finance and Administration Officer The Finance and Administration Officer (FAO) will be responsible for finance management, accounts maintenance, budget control and for coordinating logistics and broad administrative support functions, which may include supervision and execution of administrative tasks. Applications can be submitted by e-mail only. If you are interested in

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Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) became fully operational on July 4. One of the common goals and tasks set at the last year’s Western Balkan Summit in Paris was achieved. Exactly one year after the representatives of the six Contracting Parties signed the Agreement, RYCO was on the agenda of the Western Balkan Summit again,

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