Western Balkans

SARAJEVO – RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Denis Piplaš and Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina Ms Sandra Čule met with Ambassador of Japan to Bosnia and Herzegovina H. E. Mr Makoto Ito on Wednesday, 16 March. The interlocutors discussed the youth exchange programs between Japan and the Western Balkans.

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ROME – RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani had a working dinner with the Quint’s (Italy, Germany, France, United States and the United Kingdom) directors of the Western Balkans departments and the representatives of the European Union in which they discussed challenges that young people are facing in the Western Balkans and ways for overcoming

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PODGORICA – As a part of the final stage of the ROUTE WB6 project, promoting youth mobility, volunteering and peacebuilding in the region, a creative and unique volunteer caravan, made up of fifty ROUTE WB6 volunteers, young journalists of the HAJDE platform and Young European Ambassadors (YEA) from all over the Western Balkans, started its

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PRISTINA – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) organized a capacity building training within the RYCO Superschools Exchange Programme for 60 secondary school teachers from the region. It was the first time that participants got to meet each other in person, to build ties of friendship and to collaborate together on developing their regional exchange

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WESTERN BALKANS – For the second year in a row, two social businesses from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, are chosen to be supported with financial grants of 2.500€, a regional mobility program and a regional incubation program to make their ideas a reality. The twelve selected social businesses of

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PRISTINA – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Kosovo organized a meeting of the Superschools from Kosovo, an introductory event with the selected schools of the first cycle of the RYCO Superchools Western Balkans School Exchange Scheme, which took place in Pristina on Thursday, 27 January 2022. The honored guests of the event, the President

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WESTERN BALKANS – On the occasion of the International Day of Education with the topic “Changing course, transforming education”, sixty secondary schools from the Western Balkans are selected to participate in the Regional Youth Cooperation Office’s (RYCO) Superschools programme.  Students and teachers will have a chance to implement school-to-school exchanges as well as to participate

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TIRANA – German Minister of State for Europe and Climate Ms Anna Lührmann paid a visit to the RYCO Head Office in Tirana on Tuesday, 18 January when she met with the RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani. The counterparts discussed RYCO’s work and its achievements as well as the continuation of the German Federal

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TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani gave an interview for the Tirana-based newspapers, the Albanian Daily News, in which he speaks about recently-organized Regional Ministerial Meeting on Youth and Education, key achievements in 2021, the Berlin Process, and the potential of the Western Balkan youth to lead the change in the region. The

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