Western Balkans

TIRANA – On Sunday, on the occasion of National Youth Day of Albania, RYCO Local Branch Office Program Assistant in Albania Ms Flutura Brakaj, took part in the Fair of Civil Society Organizations. The event organized by the Municipality of Tirana gathered several well-known civil society organizations that are working with youth. The event provided

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BELGRADE – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša together with Head of the Local Branch Office in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović and Program Assistant of the Local Branch Office in Serbia Ms Ivana Antonijević participated on the regional conference “Youth Policy in Western Balkans and Turkey: challenges and perspectives”. The conference organized by Youth Banks

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NOVI SAD – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša signed a memorandum of understanding on behalf of RYCO with the Franco-German Youth Office (OFAJ) represented by the organization’s Secretary General Mr Tobias Bütow. The two organizations are aiming to encourage intercultural dialogue, political and peace education, with a special focus on dealing with the past

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BAR – RYCO Local Branch Office in Montenegro in partnership with the Ministry of Sports and Youth of Montenegro, supported by the French Embassy to Montenegro, organized a three-day sports camp Intercultural Competencies in Sports in Bar, Montenegro on 8 – 10 November. The event gathered 23 successful young professionals in different sport disciplines from

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SHËNGJIN – RYCO and Transfer e.V organized an experts’ symposium entitled “Access and Barriers to Participation in Learning Mobility Projects – International Youth Work in Germany and the Western Balkan Six” in Shëngjin, Albania on 17-18 October. The participants discussed the “Access Study +” implemented in Germany in 2018/2019 focused on the barriers and obstacles

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WESTERN BALKANS – For the third year in a row, RYCO is partnering on the Deutsche Welle’s Balkan Booster project. The project connects twenty-one young journalists from the Western Balkans and the surrounding EU Member States. By using their smartphones, they will create and produce around two-hundred multimedia stories on environmental topics in the Balkans.

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WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan thank all the applicants for taking time and submitting their applications for the youth exchange “Western Balkans Meet Japan – A Bridge Into Future”. Due to a considerable amount of applications and limited number of places for

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SARAJEVO – RYCO and South East European Youth Network (SEEYN) signed the Memorandum of Understanding in Sarajevo on 19 August to enhance their cooperation and jointly contribute to the reconciliation in the region and create a brighter future for the Western Balkan youth with youth. “RYCO is always happy to formalize partnerships with well-established and

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WESTERN BALKANS – The General Objective of the third RYCO Open Call for Proposals is to support the process of reconciliation in the Western Balkans by providing young people with opportunities that create space for dialogue, mutual learning and increased understanding across communities and RYCO’s Contracting Parties, and to contribute to increasing capacities of schools to

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