Western Balkans

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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ROME/WESTERN BALKANS – The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is proud to convene the EU-Balkan Youth Forum next 22-26 November in Rome, gathering students from all over Europe to discuss the common challenges of the future of Europe and full membership of Balkan countries. Organized with the lead of the Regional Cooperation

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True Democracies Need Youth

WESTERN BALKANS – September 15 is celebrated as the International Day of Democracy after being established in 2007 through a resolution passed by the United Nations General Assembly. This day aims to encourage governments and societies to strengthen efforts and policies that promote and consolidate democracy. It also highlights that stronger democracy needs the participation

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Young people are facing mental health problems at an increased rate, and this issue has been particularly exacerbated with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Seeing the increased presence of such problems among their peers and the lack of due care from their parents and institutions, young people are encouraged to start tackling these problems

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A successful cooperation between France and the Western Balkans to enhance social and solidarity economy at the European level A press conference was organized by the French Embassy to Serbia at the French Institute in Belgrade on Wednesday, 8 September 2021. On this occasion, the French Development Agency (AFD), the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO),

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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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WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is inviting tenderers to submit their offers for creation of a digital youth platform. RYCO is seeking for a specialized service provider which is experienced in developing web applications and/or web based platforms. The main objective of this assignment is to develop and build RYCO digital

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