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TIRANA – Within the project “Supporting the Western Balkan’s Collective Leadership on Reconciliation: Building Capacity and Momentum for RYCO” supported by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, RYCO and UNICEF gathered 24 teachers from across the Western Balkans to strengthen their capacities to engage their students in intercultural dialogue, conflict analysis and peacebuilding activities. The three-day

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SERBIA – The project “Youth of Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and North Macedonia as Promoters of Peace and Reconciliation” implemented by the Association of Citizens “World of Words” from Velika Plana, Serbia in partnership with the Association for Dialogue in Family and Society “Small Steps” from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and NGO “Women’s Action” from

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WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office is looking for a new colleague! We are launching the call for Program Manager (temporary vacancy, RYCO Core Staff). If you are interested in applying for the position and you fulfill all the criteria set out in the document accessible below, please send your application containing all

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TIRANA – The joint meeting of previous and current RYCO Governing Board Youth Representatives took place on Tuesday in Tirana, Albania when they got updated on the current state of play of the RYCO’s activities by the organization’s secretariat but also worked on peer mentoring and transfer of knowledge related to the work of the

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SERBIA/KOSOVO* – Supported through the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, co-financed by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, the GAIA Kosovo and CK13 Novi Sad are announcing an open invitation for participants from Serbia and Kosovo for Camp of creative writing and translating, which will be held on Fruška Gora mountain from 12th until

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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO organized a series of local consultations meetings in which young people had a direct say on how they want to see our programs being organized. The twelve meetings were organized on 11 to 21 February and brought together 308 young people from across the Western Balkans. To get direct contact with

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Albania/ Bosnia and Herzegovina/Montenegro/Kosovo*/Serbia – Supported through the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals, co-financed by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund – the Institute for Democracy, Media & Culture (IDMC) from Albania, together with its partners invite young people to take part in a study visit which will take from 25th until 31st May

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PODGORICA – The fourth RYCO Advisory Board meeting supported by the OSCE Mission to Montenegro took place on Thursday in Podgorica, Montenegro. The meeting discussed the RYCO’s development since the previous Advisory Board meeting but also deliberated the current state of play and RYCO’s future activities and plans. Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office

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We Are Looking for You

WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office is looking for a new colleague! We are opening a position for the RYCO Project Staff in the framework of the Project “Supporting the Western Balkan’s Collective Leadership on Reconciliation: Building Capacity and Momentum for the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO)” supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund.

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TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša gave an interview for the Albanian Daily News where he spoke about the key achievements of RYCO in 2019, challenges for regional cooperation in the Western Balkans and announced future RYCO plans for youth cooperation in the region. You can read the interview in its entirety below. The

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