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WESTERN BALKANS – The eleventh meeting of the RYCO Governing Board took place online on Wednesday, 23 December 2020. The meeting discussed the organization’s plans and activities in 2021, opportunities for cooperation with credible partners in the region and beyond, projects to be financed within RYCO 4th Open Call, recruitment process for the new Secretary

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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO and UNICEF, supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund, concluded successfully the second part of a five-day teachers training on “Intercultural Dialogue, Peacebuilding, Constructive Remembrance and Reconciliation: A Toolkit for Teachers in the Western Balkans”,  which gathered 22 teachers from the region. Due to restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the training

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PODGORICA – Head of RYCO Local Branch Office in Montnegro Mr Edin Koljenović met with Vice President of the Government of Montenegro Mr Dritan Abazović on Tuesday in Podgorica. The goal of the meeting was to present RYCO’s achievements since its establishment within the Berlin Process in 2016 and to discuss possibilities for future cooperation

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WESTERN BALKANS – Youth Representative of Montenegro in the RYCO Governing Board Ms Andrea Mićanović participated in an online regional forum on “Remembrance and Intercultural Dialogue” organized by the European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA) in cooperation with the Balkan Network for Local Democracy.  The event, which took place from 21 to 22 December, gathered

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PODGORICA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović participated in the panel discussion ”Re-thinking of solidarity and volunteerism” which was organized on the occasion of the International Volunteer Day by the Association for Democratic Prosperity – ZID. The event took place in Montenegro, on 16 December.  The discussions were

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WESTERN BALKANS – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović participated in the online event “Rethinking the role of youth in the EU integration of the Western Balkans: Building resilience by investing in qualifications and skills” organized by the Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) on Tuesday, 15 December.  The event served

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We spoke with the Director of the Franz Vranitzky Chair for European Studies at the University of Vienna Rainer Gries who is leading a team of researchers conducting a study on young people in the Western Balkans and their participation or non-participation in regional youth exchange programmes. This interview focused on the history, politics and

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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO and UNICEF, supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund, are implementing the second part of a teachers training on “Intercultural Dialogue, Peacebuilding, Constructive Remembrance and Reconciliation: A Toolkit for Teachers in the Western Balkans”,  gathering 22 teachers from the region. Due to restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the five-day training is

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MONTENEGRO/SERBIA – Supported by RYCO and the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund through the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, Vocational School for Trade, Tourism and Catering “Sergije Stanić” in Montenegro, together with Kulturno-umjetničko društvo “Željezničar” in Montenegro and JU Ekonomska srednja škola “Bosa Milićević” in Serbia, implemented the project “A Step Forward”, which took

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WESTERN BALKANS – Today marks the Human Rights Day, a day which is observed annually on 10 December to reaffirm the importance of human rights in our societies. This day commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948 which became an important milestone in the

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