Western Balkans

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 – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is inviting tenderers to submit their offers for an online volunteering platform. RYCO is planning to finalize a contract with a service provider to develop and to update one regional volunteering web platform. The online platform on volunteering will serve as a resource center and a

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WESTERN BALKANS – The International Day of Peace is observed each year on 21 September to highlight the importance of peaceful societies. It was first proclaimed in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly in global efforts of celebrating and strengthening the ideals of peace. Peaceful societies are achieved when cooperation, dialogue and mutual understanding

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WESTERN BALKANS – The six Local Incubators are organizing a series of the informative sessions for all the young entrepreneurs from the Western Balkans interested in taking part in the RISE Journey. The informative sessions aim to give answers to all the questions regarding the program and ongoing call for applications. The schedule of the

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WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office is looking for new colleagues! We are opening positions for the RYCO Project Coordinator and RYCO Project Assistant in the framework of a project supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany. If you are interested in applying for one of the

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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO is looking for project proposals that will change the Western Balkans. The overall financial envelope for this call is 330.000€ which is available to civil society organisations from across the region. The overall objective of the fourth RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals is to support the civil society in the

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WESTERN BALKANS – The RISE project is launching its open call for applications for young entrepreneurs from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia to develop their social business ideas. Through a series of workshops, lectures, meetups, mobility programs and financial support, young people will have a chance to learn, grow, do

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WESTERN BALKANS – Today marks the International Youth Day. Firstly observed on 12 August 2000, this day serves as a reminder of the potential that young people have in making a positive contribution to society. The Western Balkans region is composed of diverse and dynamic young people that have consistently proven their willingness to make

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WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is inviting tenderers to submit their offers for external audit. RYCO is planning to finalize a contract with an auditing company for the provision of auditing services in the framework of the project entitled ORF promotion in EU integration with support of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale

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WESTERN BALKANS – RYCO and its partners organized the third Co-design Workshop of the ROUTE WB6 project on 22 – 24 of July, aiming to support youth to fully engage in a collaborative design of a regional volunteering exchange program. More than twenty participants, including national project coordinators, former EVS volunteers, representatives of RYCO Local

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