Local Branch Office Podgorica

PODGORICA – Within the new RYCO strategy development process supported by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro organized a Consultative Workshop with high school student bodies that took place from 7 to 9 October 2021, in Podgorica.  The input coming from the students in this group will be

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WESTERN BALKANS – Applications for the RYCO Superschools Exchange Scheme are now open. This newly established opportunity for schools, students, and teachers aims to support the peacebuilding and reconciliation processes and intercultural learning and dialogue among schools, students and their communities. By participating in this programme, secondary schools will have the chance to apply and,

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PODGORICA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović participated in the final press conference of the project “Multidimensional aspects of Democracy and Identity: Youth Dialogue and Learning in the time of COVID-19 pandemic (MULTIYOU)” organized by the Montenegrin Pan-European Union, at the CUE Hotel on 14 September 2021.  This

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Peace Day: Youth Means Peace

WESTERN BALKANS – Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. Established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly, the Peace Day provides an occasion for everyone to commit to strengthening, building, and promoting peace.  Peaceful societies are achieved when cooperation, dialogue and mutual understanding take place

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ROME/WESTERN BALKANS – The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is proud to convene the EU-Balkan Youth Forum next 22-26 November in Rome, gathering students from all over Europe to discuss the common challenges of the future of Europe and full membership of Balkan countries. Organized with the lead of the Regional Cooperation

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ALBANIA/BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/MONTENEGRO/SERBIA– Supported by RYCO within the fourth Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the European Union, the Drug Policy Network South East Europe (DPNSEE) in partnership with Udruženje Prevent (Association Prevent) from Serbia, Nevladina Organizacija Re Generacija (Non-Governmental Organisation Re Generation) from Serbia, NVO Juventas ( NGO Juventas) from Montenegro, Aksion Plus

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True Democracies Need Youth

WESTERN BALKANS – September 15 is celebrated as the International Day of Democracy after being established in 2007 through a resolution passed by the United Nations General Assembly. This day aims to encourage governments and societies to strengthen efforts and policies that promote and consolidate democracy. It also highlights that stronger democracy needs the participation

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BELGRADE – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović participated as a panelist in the consultations of the working group on “Initiatives at the Regional Level in Response to Crises and Security Threats” which was hosted online by Konrad Adenauer Foundation Belgrade on Thursday, 9 September 2021. The meeting was

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A successful cooperation between France and the Western Balkans to enhance social and solidarity economy at the European level A press conference was organized by the French Embassy to Serbia at the French Institute in Belgrade on Wednesday, 8 September 2021. On this occasion, the French Development Agency (AFD), the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO),

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MONTENEGRO/NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the Geological and Hydrometeorological high school “Milutin Milanković” from Serbia in partnership with the Secondary Municipal School “Mirce Acev” Prilep from North Macedonia, the Public Institution “The first professional secondary School” from Montenegro and BAZAAR from

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