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BELGRADE – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and RYCO Program Officer Ms Bojana Bulatović participated in a two-day regional roundtable organized within the project entitled “Advancing Youth Political Participation through Regional Cooperation of National Youth Councils” in Belgrade from 16 to 18 June. They discussed advancing youth political participation as well as challenges and

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TIRANA – Delegation from the German Parliament (Bundestag), headed by Member of Parliament Mr Josip Juratović, met with RYCO high officials and Local Branch Officer in Albania on Wednesday in Tirana. They discussed RYCO’s ongoing activities as well as the current situation in regard to the young people in the Western Balkans and Albania in

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PRISTINA – The ninth meeting of the RYCO Governing Board took place in Pristina, Kosovo* on Thursday and Friday. The two-day meeting discussed the organization’s ongoing activities with a special focus on the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals and adopted a number of decisions important for RYCO’s functioning as well as its further

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Dear Applicants, We would like to express our gratitude towards all of you who have shown the interest and made efforts to take part in the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals. The Call was built upon the results and experiences of the first RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals which was launched in

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BUCHAREST – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša gave his remarks at the opening of the conference entitled “How to better respond to European aspirations of the young generation in the Western Balkans?” organized by the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in Bucharest today. The two-day conference is taking place in

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BERLIN –The conference “Strengthening Regional Parliamentary Cooperation in Support for RYCO and Parliaments’ Engagement in the Berlin Process and Beyond” was organized on 20-21 May in Berlin. The event gathered members of parliaments (MPs) from the Western Balkans, France and Germany who discussed their role in supporting RYCO, youth cooperation and regional cooperation in general.

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WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office is looking for new colleagues! We are opening seventeen positions for the RYCO Project Staff in the framework of the three regional projects which we will be implementing in the upcoming period. If you are interested to apply for one of the positions listed below and you

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TIRANA – The German Federal Foreign Office has awarded 350.000€ for a new one-year RYCO’s project aiming to support high schools from the Western Balkans in creating cooperation opportunities for vulnerable groups, improving cross-sector cooperation and raising their capacities. German Ambassador to Albania H.E. Ms Susanne Schütz and RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša signed

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TIRANA – As the Council of Europe celebrates its 70 birthday it also faces a major political and financial crisis. A proposed way to overcome the crisis includes abolition of funding for the organization’s youth sector. RYCO wants to underline that the crisis should not and may not harm the policies and work done with

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BERLIN – Fostering peace and security in order to push ahead with positive development in the region was the goal of the Western Balkans meeting at the German Federal Chancellery. The meeting, a joint initiative of Germany and France, took place on 29 April. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron jointly hosted

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