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WESTERN BALKANS – Today marks four years since the six prime ministers of the Western Balkans signed the Agreement on the Establishment of the Regional Youth Cooperation Office. On the occasion of the RYCO’s fourth birthday, RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Fatos Mustafa wrote an open letter, reflecting on

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WESTERN BALKANS – The project of a democratic, peaceful, sustainable, social and prosperous Europe is today facing one of the greatest challenges in its history – and not only because of the experiences with the Coronavirus Pandemic. Societies and citizens of Europe are facing the challenge of “rebooting” their societies and returning to more stability,

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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO and UNFPA are calling for 18 enthusiastic young people, ages 18 to 27 from the Western Balkans 6, who will become peer trainers. The participants will take part in the main training based on y-peer methodology adapted to peacebuilding and reconciliation, and continue to work at local level in their communities

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WESTERN BALKANS – The Coronavirus disease pandemic is still having an enormous impact on daily lives of millions across the world, including the Western Balkan people. Despite the fact that lockdowns in Europe ease with declining numbers of new cases, the current situation continues paralyzing normal functioning of a number of activities among which mobility

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WESTERN BALKANS – As the current situation with the rapid spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is not calming down and the governments across the world, including the Western Balkans, are doing their best to contain the virus spread, RYCO underlines the importance of cooperation among people and governments for a successful fight against the virus.

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WESTERN BALKANS – As the global number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) has been increasing and the first cases are being confirmed across the Western Balkans, RYCO issues the following statement on the COVID-19 outbreak. Having in mind that RYCO’s key activities include supporting the youth mobility programs in the Western Balkans but also

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BITOLA – The second co-design workshop of the ROUTE WB6 program was hosted by the Youth Cultural Center Bitola from 28 February to 1 March. The workshop gathered 15 participants from diverse spheres of youth and volunteer work from all across the Western Balkans. The event aimed to further discuss and design the regional volunteer

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WESTERN BALKANS – Our friends and partners form Deutsche Welle are looking for new participants to join the Balkan Booster project. Young journalists or journalism students from the Western Balkans who are interested can apply by 13 March 2020. Are you eager to find out who are the people who live in your neighborhoods and

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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO organized a series of local consultations meetings in which young people had a direct say on how they want to see our programs being organized. The twelve meetings were organized on 11 to 21 February and brought together 308 young people from across the Western Balkans. To get direct contact with

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TRAVNIK – The project #3forECO supported by RYCO within its third Open Call has kicked off in Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Implemented by Catholic Schools Centre Petar Barbarić from Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Secondary School Nace Bugjoni from Kumanovo, North Macedonia and Economic Trade School from Kikinda, Serbia, the project is gathering students and teachers

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