Western Balkans

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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POZNAŃ – During the Poznań Summit, Poland welcomed the Heads of Government of the Berlin Process participants, as well as representatives of the European Institutions, International Financial Institutions, OECD, the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office. In the Chair’s conclusions, they commended the progress made by RYCO and reaffirmed their support

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POZNAŃ – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša participated in the panel discussion Local initiatives solving local problems organized within the Civil Society Forum of the Poznań Summit on Thursday when he discussed the need for empowering youth, CSOs and secondary schools in order to enhance their involvement in local communities’ life so they become a

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PRISTINA – The ninth meeting of the RYCO Governing Board took place in Pristina, Kosovo* on Thursday and Friday. The two-day meeting discussed the organization’s ongoing activities with a special focus on the second RYCO Open Call for Project Proposals and adopted a number of decisions important for RYCO’s functioning as well as its further

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TIRANA – The German Federal Foreign Office has awarded 350.000€ for a new one-year RYCO’s project aiming to support high schools from the Western Balkans in creating cooperation opportunities for vulnerable groups, improving cross-sector cooperation and raising their capacities. German Ambassador to Albania H.E. Ms Susanne Schütz and RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša signed

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BERLIN – Fostering peace and security in order to push ahead with positive development in the region was the goal of the Western Balkans meeting at the German Federal Chancellery. The meeting, a joint initiative of Germany and France, took place on 29 April. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron jointly hosted

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TIRANA – UNICEF Albania in close consultation with Regional Youth Cooperation Office team will hire an international expert who will assist in developing an up-to-date methodology for school fundraising and management of school funds with a special focus on fundraising and managing funds for regional projects. The main objective of this consultancy will be to:

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SHËNGJIN – The Steering Committee of the UN Peacebuilding Fund supported project Supporting the Western Balkan’s Collective Leadership on Reconciliation: Building Capacities and Momentum for the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) took place in Shëngjin, Albania on Tuesday. The meeting discussed the overall project and major activities in 2019 but also other relevant peace-building interventions

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