A newsletter published within "Regional Youth Compact for Europe", a project funded by the European Union
A project that aims to empower CSOs, particularly YOUTH organizations in the Western Balkans and Turkey to more effectively participate in policy design and in monitoring the process of EU integration
In this difficult times, we appeal to
the Western Balkan Youth to be active and do its best for the community. Follow our values and you will see the change you want to see.
The future of the Western Balkans is in the EU!
On March 21st and 22nd, 2020, the European Council decided to open accession negotiations with the Republic of North Macedonia and the Republic of Albania. The decision was made in light of the progress achieved in reforms by both countries, which now fulfil the conditions set unanimously by the Council in June 2018.Read More!
Youth Fund “We have a say”
🗣The #RYCE#YouthFund "We have a say" is officially closed !
👏We received 64 applications!
👉Thank you very much to all your interest in our programme and stay tuned for the results!
Postponed: Annual Conference and Regional Thematic Network Forum
We regret to inform you the Annual Conference and Regional Thematic Network Forum scheduled to be held in the period 17-19. March 2020 in Novi Sad, Serbia, will be postponed considering the current Covid-19 outbreak and health risks. Read More!
Read our blogs: "Project Implementation in the Time of Corona" Emilija Dolovački - Center for Democracy Foundation
Monday, 9 March - Business as usual, we carry-on with building upon our preparation for Novi Sad. This week seems that it will be much the same as those that came before, but... Tuesday brings with it an unpleasant surprise. We receive an e-mail from our partners, expecting it to contain the final agenda for Novi Sad. We are startled to see that its contents are entirely different, in fact, it suggests that the events in Novi Sad be postponed. A bit of commotion and a wave of disappointment flooded the office. We realised that these events will have to be delayed. A lot of people put in months of work to organise them, an they were supposed to frame and present everything that we've achieved in the past year of the project. As the fact of the matter sinks in, and we come to our senses, we understand that what has so far only been news from abroad has finally arived at our doorstep and that the most important thing is to behave as responsibly as possible. We agree to postpone everything... Read More!
Workshop about Chapter 19
in EU Negotiation Process in Mostar
Which skills do young people need to develop to find a job? How can volunteering and internships help them to get to their first employment? What rights do volunteers have, and what are the responsibilities of organizations and institutions providing an internship or volunteering program? Read More!
The Internship programme:
A possibility to both learn and apply experience
Other news from our partners that you might be interested in:
Pop-up galleries - interact with artworks
The Pop-up galleries wereinformal artistic representations providing a new view over well-known public spaces, by contributing to a new urban identity of the city. Read More!
Every monument has its own story
The WWII monuments in Balkan area, so called “Spomenik” are well known for their unreal, impressive sci-fi design and attract for many years’ curios, art-loving and adventurous visitors. They are becoming the ambassadors of Balkan’s cultural tourism with a significant support of Regional Cooperation Council ‘s Tourism programme. Read More!