Western Balkans

TIRANA –  RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani met the Director of European Youth Card Association (EYCA) Mr Manel Sanchez and Advisor for Youth and Youth Policy in the Office of the Prime Minister in North Macedonia Mr Gjorgi Tasev, on Thursday, 4 November 2021. The meeting focused on intensifying the cooperation between the two

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ALBANIA/KOSOVO*/NORTH MACEDONIA – Within the third RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the M&M Ivanaj Foundation Institut from Albania in partnership with the Municipal Secondary School “Aco Ruskovski” from North Macedonia, Let’s Do it Peja from Kosovo, Shkolla e Mesme e Bashkuar “Bardhyl Pojani” from Albania and Odhise

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WESTERN BALKANS/JAPAN – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) are implementing the youth exchange “Western Balkans meet Japan: A Bridge into the Future”, planned to take place during 2022, and invite 12 undergraduate or graduate students aged from 20 years and older, coming from Albania, Bosnia

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WESTERN BALKANS – The RISE project selected 129 young entrepreneurs gathered in 47 teams coming from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia to develop their social business ideas. Through a series of workshops, mobility programs and financial support, young people will have a chance to learn, grow, develop their businesses and

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SKOPJE– The RYCO Local Branch Office in North Macedonia organized the opening event for the Western Balkans School Exchange Scheme “Superschools” in Skopje on Wednesday, 13 October 2021. The event was attended by the Heads of the educational sectors in municipalities in North Macedonia. It was an honour, for the Superschools opening event in North

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WESTERN BALKANS – The newly initiated RYCO Superschools Western Balkans School Exchange Scheme is part of a multi-donor project co-financed by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) together with RYCO. RYCO Superschools Western Balkans School Exchange Scheme is

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TIRANA – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) and the Western Balkans Fund (WBF) signed a joint statement to continue enhancing cooperation on topics of joint interests. The ceremony took place at the RYCO premises in Tirana on Friday, 8 October, in the presence of high officials from the ministries of foreign affairs of the

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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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