Youth

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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TIRANA – As the Council of Europe celebrates its 70 birthday it also faces a major political and financial crisis. A proposed way to overcome the crisis includes abolition of funding for the organization’s youth sector. RYCO wants to underline that the crisis should not and may not harm the policies and work done with

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SKOPJE – RYCO Local Branch Officer in Macedonia Mr Albert Hani took part in Tuesday’s consultative meeting on the National Strategy for Development of the Concept One Society and Interculturalism. The Government of Macedonia launched the policy initiative aiming to reduce divisions and increase trust among the communities in Macedonia. RYCO supports the initiative through

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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/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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SARAJEVO – The European Union recognizes the regional cooperation in the Western Balkans as one of the priorities in the region. In order to promote and improve cooperation possibilities and reconciliation between the young people in the region, the EU Info Center in Sarajevo, in cooperation with RYCO and Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia

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SARAJEVO – The eight meeting of the RYCO Governing Board took place in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday. The meeting discussed the quarterly report of the RYCO Secretariat, the second Open Call for Project Proposals as well as the further institutional development of the organization. Throughout its work, the Governing Board continues to exercise

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WESTERN BALKANS – Regional Youth Cooperation Office in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan would like to thank all the applicants for taking time and submitting the application for the youth exchange “Western Balkans Meet Japan – A Bridge Into Future”. Due to a considerable amount of applications and limited number of places for

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