Western Balkans

ALBANIA/BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/ NORTH MACEDONIA – Within the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, the High Municipality School Goce Delchev in North Macedonia, in partnership with Dhaskal Todri High School in Albania and Blessed Ivan Merz Catholic School Center in Bosnia and Herzegovina, implemented the project “Together

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ALBANIA – Head of the RYCO Local Branch Office in Albania Mr Kreshnik Loka participated in an online discussion on “EU-Western Balkans – Youth struggles and challenges towards EU Integration” held within the Europe Jam series, organized by Democracy International and the European Public Sphere.  The event took place on 19 January and gathered members

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ALBANIA/BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/NORTH MACEDONIA – Within the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, the Youth Center John Paul II (NCM) from Bosnia and Herzegovina, in partnership with the National Association for Life (SHKEJ) form Albania and Acta Non Verba (ANV) from North Macedonia, implemented the project “Scroll

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Milan attended his first youth exchange programme in the spring of 2018. Milan is not his real name but he is a real person who shared his story. He enjoyed his stay in Sarajevo, where he immersed himself in the topic of dealing with the past and made new friends. He did not get much

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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”, on 10-18 May 2021, and invite 11 undergraduate or graduate students aged from 20 to 25 years old, coming from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*,

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WESTERN BALKANS – As the year draws to its end, it is time to look back and reflect on our work done for and with youth in the region, as well as on future plans and efforts. 2020 brought many challenges and impacted our work greatly. The developments of the COVID-19 pandemic trembled established certainties

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Dear Applicants, We would like to express our gratitude towards all of you who have shown the interest and made efforts to take part in the fourth RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals. The Call was built upon the results and experiences of the three RYCO open calls from 2017, 2018 and 2019 but also

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PRISTINA/PODGORICA/BELGRADE – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) concluded the organization of a series of national annual events across the region aiming to present its achievements in 2020 and plans for the upcoming year. The events were organized within a regional campaign A Better Region Starts with YOUth supported by the Federal Republic of Germany.

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