29.10.2019

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WBYCP Annual Regional Event: Western Balkans through youth lens...

On October 29th took place the annual regional meeting of Western Balkans Youth Cooperation Platform (WBYCP). This meeting started with a short welcoming from ......

03.09.2019

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WBYCP at Young Bled Strategic Forum

For the second year Western Balkans Youth Cooperation Platform partnered with Bled Strategic Forum to boost regional youth cooperation and support the much needed dialogue with youngsters from EU Member States ......

01.08.2019

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Capturing Youth Unemployment and Education through Youth Lens | Tirana and Prish

During the month of July, WBYCP organized two country events: one in Tirana, during the General Assembly of the National Youth Congress of Albania...

22.07.2019

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Capturing Youth Education and Participation Through Youth Lens | Podgorica and B

The next stops of WBYCP team were in Podgorica and in Belgrade where we met with the Member Organizationís delegates of High School Students Union of Montenegro and Krovna Organizacija Mladih Srbije. ...

31.05.2019

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Capturing Youth Unemployment and Participation through Youth Lens

Each year WBYCP team travels across the countries in the region and meets with youngsters and youth organizations members of our partners. Last month we travelled to Skopje and Sarajevo and met with the Member...

20.02.2019

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Kicking off with WBYCP 2019 regional action!

WBYCP has entered its third year of activities. Yesterday, the platform institutional partners gathered in Tirana for a strategic meeting to evaluate past actions and plan future work, with a special focus on the 2019 joint activities and actions....

14.02.2019

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KOMS remains devoted to strengthen regional youth cooperation

From 8th till 10th February, the National Youth Council of Serbia held its seventh General Assembly, which gathered more than 100 delegates, representatives of KOMS’ member organizations. During the Assembly, annual reports for the year 2018 were adopted, as well as KOMS’ Annual Work Plan for 2019...

25.01.2019

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National Student Fee and Support System in four countries of the Western Balkan

The annual report “National Student Fee and Support Systems in European Higher Education 2017/18” shows how fee and support systems (including grants and loans) work in higher education in Europe....

17.01.2019

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What's Ahead?

New Year, bigger engagement, support and impact in 2019!
WBYCP is a unique regional platform, striving for connecting youngsters in the Western ...

20.01.2019

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European Youth Capital 2019 in Western Balkans

The Youth Capital in Europe for this year is in the Western Balkans. It is the city of Novi Sad, the 2nd most largest city of Serbia. During the competition for winning this title, the city presented the project "Novi Sad - Opening Doors"......

07.01.2019

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Share your project idea and find partners for RYCO's 2nd Call

Western Balkans Youth Cooperation Platform has a dedicated space to share project ideas and submit Partnership Requests. When you submit your Partnership Request (here) all the partners satisfying the selected criteria by you, will be notified by an email....

10.12.2018

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WBYCP's partners at European Youth Forum GA in Novi Sad

The European Youth Forum (YFJ) is the largest forum in the world that represent over 100 youth organizations, which bring together tens of millions of young people from all over Europe. Our partners, the National Youth Council of Macedonia (NYCM) and the National Youth Council of Serbia (KOMS) are already part...

07.12.2018

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Highlights from Side Event 2 "Youth: Connecting to home country"

Cooperation and Development Institute in partnership with Hanns Seidel Foundation and Western Balkans Youth Cooperation Platform organized the Side Event 2 of Tirana Connectivity Forum 2018. This panel focused its debate on the side effects of connectivity and especially on the emigration of youngsters from the Western Balkans countries...

10.10.2018

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1st "Voice Up" Western Balkans Youth Forum and Exchange Programme

From October 9 to 12, WBYCP organized the 1st "Voice Up" Western Balkans Youth Forum and Exchange Programme. 18 youngsters from the region had the opportunity to know and work with each other and with professionals from various fields other in several workshops and trainings. ...

05.10.2018

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1st "VOICE UP" WESTERN BALKANS YOUTH FORUM

WBYCP is a grassroots regional youth platform implemented by Cooperation and Development Institute (CDI), together with the umbrella youth organizations of the Six Western Balkans countries: National Youth Congress of Albania, National Youth Council of Macedonia, National Youth Council of Serbia, High School Students Union of Montenegro, ...

26.09.2018

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"Sustainable Security: The Role of Youth in Bridging the Divide" - Young Bled St

"Sustainable Security: The Role of Youth in Bridging the Divide" - Young Bled Strategic Forum Western Balkans Youth Cooperation Platform (WBYCP) has partnered with Young Bled Strategic Forum which was organized in Ljubljana on September 7-10. WBYCP powered and facilitated the "Night Owl Session Western Balkans" on September 8th...

04.09.2018

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How youth across EU can shape Europe's future together?

Youth organizations from EU and Western Balkans have gathered in Vienna from 2-4 September in the framework of the 18th EU Youth Conference, with the mission to advocate for the interests of all young people across the continent. The main approach to this mission...

31.08.2018

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Western Balkans Youth Cooperation Platform partner of Young Bled Strategic Forum

Western Balkans Youth Cooperation Platform is partnering with Young Bled Strategic Forum (Young BSF) "Sustainable Security: The Role of Youth in Bridging the Divide"...

05.07.2018

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WBYCP attends the Third Regional Youth Forum - Novi Sad, Serbia

The Third Regional Youth Forum took place in Novi Sad, Serbia on June 29 till July 1st. The event gathered around 200 young leaders, representatives of youth organizations and committed......

29.06.2018

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WBYCP Tour in the Western Balkans

Over the last weeks we travelled in the six capitals of the Western Balkans countries. Our trip started in Sarajevo, continued in Podgorica, Prishtina, Tirana, Belgrade and ended in Skopje. ...

19.06.2018

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Postponement of the Essay Competition Deadline

Due to many requests, the submission deadline for our Essay Competition has been extended by one week. The new deadline for submitting the essays will be...

06.06.2018

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Final workshop and closure of the trilateral project "Ideas and Action for Europ

Cooperation and Development Institute (CDI) in collaboration with Centre international de formation europeenne (CIFE), Association Bourgogne Balkans Express and Environnement, Sciences Po Dijon,...

21.05.2018

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Essay competition "Three reasons to stay in my country" is launched

As part of the programme for 2018, Western Balkans Youth Cooperation Platform is pleased to announce the launch of the Essay Competition "Three reasons to stay in my country". The essay competition is open to youngsters: ...

16.05.2018

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Launching of WBYCP Youth Partnership agreement

Western Balkans Youth Cooperation Platform (WBYCP) proudly announces the partnership agreement signed between National Youth Congress (NYC) of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina Association for United Nations (BHA UN), Central Youth Action Council (CYAC) of Kosovo, National Youth Council (NYCM) of Macedonia,...

16.04.2018

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Back on the Agenda: EU Enlargement and the Western Balkans

On April 10 took place in Brussels the event 'EU Enlargement and the Western Balkans', organized by the Centre for European Perspective and its partners. The event gathered think tank representatives, youth and civil society organizations......

26.02.2018

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Trilateral Training "Ideas and Actions for Europe: Energy and Environment in the

Cooperation and Development Institute in collaboration with Centre International de Formation Europeenne (CIFE), Environnment Sciences Po, Association Bourgogne Balkans...

25.01.2018

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Facts and Figures on Albania's Participation in Erasmus+

In the framework of the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus programme (European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) established in 1987, later called Erasmus+, the Albanian National Council for European Integration held on December 20, 2017 a roundtable with the topic "European Policies for Youth"....

22.01.2018

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55th Anniversary of the Franco-German Friendship Treaty (Elysee Treaty)

On January 22, 1963, eighteen years after the end of World War II, at the Elysee Palace in Paris was signed the treaty of friendship between France and West Germany by President Charles de Gaulle and Chancellor Konrad Adenauer....

08.01.2018

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FUNDING PROGRAMME FOR INTERNATIONAL YOUTH PROJECTS

EUROPEANS FOR PEACE is a funding programme for international youth projects. The programmepromotes international exchange projects for young people from countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, Israel and Germany....

20.12.2017

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Young Leaders' Forum of think.BDPST - Call for application

Antall Jozsef Knowledge Centre (AJKC) in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary and with the support of the International Visegrad Fund launches its call for application......

26.11.2017

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Trilateral Programme "Ideas and Action for Europe: Energy and Environment in the

Cooperation and Development Institute and its partners Centre international de formation europeenne (CIFE)......


15.11.2017

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Western Balkan Fund launches its first call for proposals

Western Balkan Fund promotes cooperation and strengthening the relations between Contracting Parties by sharing common......

9.11.2017

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Connecting Youth: the other convergence engine of Western Balkans

The Cooperation and Development Institute (CDI) in partnership with Hanns Seidel Foundation, organized on the 9th November 2017......

3.11.2017

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"Connecting Youth: the other convergence engine of the Western Balkans"

The Cooperation and Development Institute (CDI) is organizing on November 9, the side event "Connecting Youth: the......

2.11.2017

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Call for applications by the Foundation Schuler Helfen Leben (SHL)

Foundation Schuler Helfen Leben (SHL) is seeking applications for support of educational youth project activities......

27.10.2017

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Presentation of the Western Balkan Youth Cooperation Platform at the National Co

In the framework of the Counselling days of KOMS, MilicaSkiljevic from the National Youth Council of Serbia presented the Western Balkan Youth Cooperation Platform......

17.10.2017

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First Call of RYCO is now open

RYCO (Regional Youth Cooperation Office) has opened its first Call for Proposals addressed to youth in the Western Balkans... ...

27.09.2017

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Open Call for Applications "Ideas and Action for Europe"
(Open to Albania

The Centre international de formation europeenne (CIFE, Nice/Berlin), the Cooperation and Development Institute (Tirana)......

27.07.2017

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Fifth Annual Event of Albanian National Youth Congress

On the 5th and 6th of July, 2017, was held the annual event of the National Youth Congress (NYC). This event consisted in two......

14.07.2017

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RYCO getting ready!

In the framework of the Berlin Process, on 12 July 2017, in Trieste, Italy, was held the Trieste Western Balkan Summit......

12.07.2017

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Launch of the Western Balkan Youth Cooperation Platform

In the framework of the Berlin Process, on 12 July 2017, in Trieste, Italy, was held the Trieste Western Balkan Summit......