Local Branch Office Sarajevo

Andrej Gajić is a young scientist, author, deep diver, ROV pilot, award-winning underwater photographer and parachutist. He attended elementary school and high school in Bosanska Gradiška and Bugojno, and completed his biology studies at the Faculty of Science in Sarajevo. He is currently Head of the Department of Marine Animal Studies at Shark Tales at

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ALBANIA –  Supported by RYCO within the fourth Open Call for Project Proposals co-financed by the European Union, Youth for Peace (Mladi za Mir) from Bosnia and Herzegovina in partnership with Udhëtim i Lirë from Albania and Balkans, let’s get up! Organisation from Serbia implemented a youth exchange through the project “P.A.C.E. – Peace and

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What do young people in the Western Balkans think about the society they live in? With conflict in the not-so-distant past, peace and social cohesion are real issues present in their everyday lives. Our just published regional study Shared Futures: Youth Perceptions on Peace in the Western Balkans, shares views from more than 5,400 young people

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WESTERN BALKANS – Each 12 August marks the celebration of the International Youth Day, designated by the United Nations (UN) in 1995 and first observed in 2000. This day recognizes the promise and power of young people to improve their communities. It also celebrates young people’s contributions as catalysts for peace and prosperity not only

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The Drina is a river that flows through two places of the Western Balkans region, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. In addition to its natural significance, this river also has a rich history in political terms. Namely, the Drina represented the natural border between the Eastern and Western Roman Empires, while today it is the

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Departure of young people from Montenegro is an increasingly common occurrence Why do talented, skilled people leave their homelands and go abroad? Why does no one see the struggle of young people and increasing brain drain from the region? What are the consequences of such migrations? What policies can be adopted to stem such movements

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KONJIC – The RYCO Local Branch Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the PRO-Future project organized the first regional Peace and Advocacy Camp (#PAC) which gathered sixteen young people from the Western Balkans. Within PAC, the young people learned more about and enhanced their communication, activist, leadership and peace-building skills. This seven-day event targeted active youth

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WESTERN BALKANS  –  A new podcast is bringing to the Western Balkan youth insightful discussions on the beautiful nature of the region and hiking. It is created by young journalist Rejdi Bodlli, who took part in the RYCO supported Program for Young Journalists within the framework of the advocacy project “A Better Region Starts with

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