Mr Ramadan Sokoli holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Pristina, where he was awarded a scholarship. His human rights activism started at the age of 17 when he was elected as the Chairman of the Youth Forum of his hometown Rahovec where he led numerous activities on youth empowerment. During his studies, he was engaged in programs and working groups of the University of Pristina and various non-governmental organizations on promoting social equality.
Mr Sokoli worked as a researcher for Kosovo Women’s Network on topics related to gender equality. For more than two years, Ramadan worked as the Project Manager at the regional organization Youth Initiative for Human Rights, where his main focus was on inclusive education, transitional justice and dealing with the past. He was also organizing intercultural youth exchanges around the Western Balkans which motivated him to join RYCO.
Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is an independently functioning institutional mechanism, founded by the Western Balkans 6 participants (WB 6): Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, aiming to promote the spirit of reconciliation and cooperation between the youth in the region through youth exchange programs.