Western Balkans

TIRANA – After the 9th RYCO Governing Board meeting was cancelled in Pristina today due to the lack of quorum, RYCO invites the six governments of the Western Balkans to restrain from any actions that may harm decision-making processes and regional cooperation. We strongly believe that regional cooperation can only be built by fostering and exercising dialogue

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TIRANA – The UNICEF Country Office in Albania in close consultation with UNICEF Country Offices in other WB6 participants and RYCO will hire an international consultant who will work on mapping best practices in the region (and beyond) in intercultural dialogue, social cohesion and peace building as well as in developing age-appropriate methodologies to be used

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BELGRADE – RYCO Deputy Secretary General Mr Fatos Mustafa took part in the Western Balkans’ Digital Summit Steering Committee meeting in Belgrade on Tuesday. The meeting aimed to finalize the concept of the event, the agenda, visit the venue and agree on the division or roles and responsibilities among the organizers. The second Western Balkans Digital

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RYCO Meets EYCA Director

TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Đuro Blanuša met on Tuesday with Director of European Youth Card Association (EYCA) Mr Manel Sánchez when they discussed possible ways of cooperation between the organizations in order to create new mobility opportunities for the Western Balkans youth. Mr Blanuša informed his counterpart on the RYCO’s work pointing out

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TIRANA/BRUSSELS – The European Union has awarded €500.000 for a new two-year Regional Youth Cooperation Office’s (RYCO) project, which will enhance youth mobility, youth cooperation and youth activism in the Western Balkans thereby supporting the process of reconciliation in the region. The project activities will contribute to increasing levels of youth participation, but also raising

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SARAJEVO – The European Youth Olympic Festival started in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on Sunday. As the official partner of EYOF volunteers’, YOUNG PR Team from Western Balkans gathered and is currently in Sarajevo as volunteers of EYOF 2019. A special project within the EYOF 2019 – “In Youth Eyes” – is joint cooperation of

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WESTERN BALKANS – As the world marks the very first International Day of Education, we want to underline that it is clear that young people who are more exposed to civic education programs have different attitudes and behaviors than less educated young people, and than older generations. Empirical evidence shows that these attitudes and behaviors change

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LJUBLJANA – Slovenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Miro Cerar met the representatives of the Youth Council of Slovenia on Tuesday when they discussed Slovenian cooperation with the Western Balkans youth, the Ministry announced in a press release. RYCO welcomes the discussion and reiterates the importance of including the young people from the whole post-Yugoslav

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PODGORICA – Youth Exchange as Motor for Regional Cooperation conference is taking place in Podgorica, Montenegro. The conference, organized by RYCO in cooperation with the OSCE Mission to Montenegro, aims to discuss the results of the Berlin Process with a special focus on the youth cooperation. The event gathered ambassadors, MPs, representatives of international organizations

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