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Supporting Partner: Hanns Seidel Foundation

Period: February – December 2017

This project, part of the Berlin Process Series, aims to enhance regional youth cooperation through establishing a collaboration platform among youngsters and youth organizations in Albania and Serbia.

The platform will offer to youth organisations or individuals, initially from Albania and Serbia and then from all the Balkans, to find partners for joint activities, exchange initiatives, youth projects, discuss the ideas, build up joint activities, get advice, and implement those projects together. BYCP will also offer a wide array of existing initiatives, national, regional and EU-supported that aim youth and cover the Western Balkans.

Cooperation and Development Institute will conduct the following activities:

a. Elaboration of a methodology and design of a platform with its respective components and functions, taking into consideration the activities of RYCO (Regional Youth Cooperation Office) and other relevant youth policies in the EU and in the region;
b. Establishment of the platform and its maintenance;
c. Promotion of the platform’s services;
d. Support to youngsters and their organizations to register or prepare projects by using the services of the platform and building partnerships for new cooperation initiatives.