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WESTERN BALKANS – After they successfully completed the Training of Trainers, and to utilize their newly gained skills and knowledge, expand the ypeer network among their groups and promote best innovative ideas of peacebuilding, the Western Balkan youth are organizing local workshops in Albania. The workshops are organized with the support of RYCO and UNFPA

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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO and UNFPA, supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund, are implementing the second part of the Western Balkans Y-Peer Training of Trainers that gathers 21 young people from the region who will become ypeer trainers. Due to travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the training is taking place from 30 September

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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO and UNFPA are calling for 18 enthusiastic young people, ages 18 to 27 from the Western Balkans 6, who will become peer trainers. The participants will take part in the main training based on y-peer methodology adapted to peacebuilding and reconciliation, and continue to work at local level in their communities

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ALBANIA – The UNFPA office in Albania, in close collaboration with RYCO, is looking to hire a National Consultant for the joint UN-RYCO project supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund. The consultant will be working on Ypeer adaptation to peacebuilding. The consultancy will include 20 (twenty) working days over the period of assignment from 1

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TIRANA – Supported by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, together with its partners UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF from Albania, RYCO is holding an annual planning workshop of the “Supporting the Western Balkan’s Collective Leadership on Reconciliation: Building Capacities and Momentum for the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO)” project. The workshop is taking place in Tirana

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NAIROBI – Over 9,500 delegates from more than 170 countries took part in the Nairobi Summit ICPD25 (International Conference on Population and Development), where RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša and Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina Ms Berina Bukva had a chance to present RYCO’s vision and work, as well

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SARAJEVO – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in a panel discussion of the regional conference Population Dynamics, Human Capital, and Sustainable Development in Southeast Europe which took place in Sarajevo on 21 – 22 October. The Conference also gathered high-level representatives, academics, and civil society, the United Nations and other international institutions in

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WESTERN BALKANS – UNFPA Albania in close consultation with RYCO, an intergovernmental organisation that stewards and promotes regional, cross-border and intercultural cooperation within and among its six Western Balkan (WB6) Contracting Parties, is hiring an international expert to assist in adapting and updating a youth peer-to-peer methodology for reaching out to the most vulnerable and

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