TIRANA – RYCO Secretary General Mr Albert Hani met with Ambassador of Germany to Albania H.E. Mr Peter Zingraf, Head of Division for Western Balkans at the German Federal Foreign Office Ms Christiane Hullmann and Head of Culture and Press Department at the German Embassy in Tirana Mr Enrico Günther, on Friday, 9 July. They discussed RYCO’s ongoing activities as well as the results of the 2021 Western Balkan Youth Forum.
Mr Hani thanked the German Federal Government for the continuous support and underlined that RYCO is committed to continuing working on new initiatives and opportunities for youth by growing into a solid intergovernmental organization.
Ms Christiane Hullmann pointed out that RYCO is of a high importance in the Western Balkans region and that it has managed to successfully show its best qualities and commitments throughout these years. She congratulated RYCO on the co-organization of the 2021 Western Balkan Youth Forum by pointing out the significance of the Regional Youth Agenda which brings forth crucial ideas and recommendations by youth themselves.
The meeting was also attended by RYCO Director of Programs Mr Jan Zlatan Kulenović who brought into attention the involvement of youth in decision-making process and youth contributions to RYCO programs that center around regional reconciliation and peacebuilding.