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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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WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is inviting tenderers to submit their offers for the tender “IT support service for Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO), Head Office”. RYCO is looking for a national service provider (contractor) which will offer an IT Help Desk for RYCO Head Office (HO). IT contractor has to

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ALBANIA/SERBIA – Within the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, co-financed by the UN Peacebuilding Fund, the Association of Citizens PLANT in Serbia in partnership with ACT for SOCIETY Centre in Albania implemented the project “Young2young”, which took place from December 2019 to November 2020.  The project aimed to contribute to the process of

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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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NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA – Supported through the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, co-financed by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, the Union for Youth Work in North Macedonia and BalkanIDEA Novi Sad in Serbia implemented the DEEP – Diversity Educational E-Resource Project. The project, which took place from September 2019 to November 2020 aimed to

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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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SKOPJE – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in North Macedonia Mr Albert Hani and Youth Representative in the RYCO Governing Board Mr Vladimir Gjorgjevski met with Head of the Delegation of the European Union to North Macedonia Mr David Geer, and Counsellor at EU Delegation to North Macedonia Mr Steffen Hudolin, on December

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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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