PODGORICA – Support by the French Embassy and the French Institute in Montenegro to RYCO was the key topic discussed at today’s meeting between RYCO Local Branch Officer in Montenegro Mr Edin Koljenović, Ambassador of France to Montenegro Her Excellency Ms Christine Toudic and Director of the French Institute in Montenegro Mr Jean-Jacques Forté.
Mr Koljenović underlined the support of the Government of the Republic of France and French Embassy to Montenegro during the process of establishing of RYCO and announced the launching of the Open Call for Project Proposals as the first major activity of RYCO in the region.
Ms Toudic pointed out the importance of RYCO existence as an independently functioning institutional mechanism and said that the Embassy is ready to support RYCO’s activities in Montenegro.
On the other hand, Mr Forté said that the experiences of the Franco-German Youth Office (OFAJ) can be really useful for the work of RYCO and expressed his hopes that RYCO will be a strong and stable organization such as OFAJ.
The framework of further cooperation between the institutions for the next year was agreed at the meeting.