Peace

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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BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/KOSOVO*/MONTENEGRO/NORTH MACEDONIA/SERBIA –  Supported by RYCO within the fourth Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the European Union, the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia (Helsinški odbor za ljudska prava u Srbiji) in partnership with the Center for Peace and Tolerance Pristina and Democracy Plus from Kosovo, (Grammar school “Slobodan Skerovic”)

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ALBANIA –  Supported by RYCO within the fourth Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the European Union, Youth for Peace (Mladi za Mir) from Bosnia and Herzegovina in partnership with Udhëtim i Lirë from Albania and Balkans, let’s get up! Organisation from Serbia implemented a youth exchange through the project “P.A.C.E. – Peace and

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PRIZREN – Within the training and mentoring program “Peace Broadcasters: Empowering Young Journalists as Peace Reporters”, the RYCO Local Branch Office in Kosovo in partnership with the OSCE Mission in Kosovo organized the 4-day training on intercultural dialogue and transitional journalism which took place from 8 to 11 July in Prizren.  20 young journalists were

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TIRANA – ​Within the series of  Reconciliation Seminars “Can Old Gloves Fit Young Hands: Learning about the Western Balkans from a Different Perspective”, RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania and Epoka University organized a thinkathon titled “Youth for Reconciliation: Stepping up to the Challenges” which took place on Monday, 19 July, at the premises of

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WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and with the support of the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (UNPBF) launches the campaign “YOUth Inspired by Peace” aimed at raising awareness and increasing peacebuilding and reconciliation efforts among youth in the Western Balkans through various campaign

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WESTERN BALKANS –  Within the framework of the “Supporting the Western Balkan’s Collective Leadership on Reconciliation” project, the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO), the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (UN PBF), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in cooperation with the Mozaik Foundation, Beyond42 and Mašta, are organizing the

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WESTERN BALKANS – Today marks the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims.  This commemorative day was established by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on December 21, 2010,  to honor the memory of victims of gross and systematic human rights violations, as

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