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Open Letter to RYCO: RYCO Must Stay Firmly Committed to Peace and Regional Cooperation

January 20, 2023 3:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As a network that has been strongly dedicated to reconciliation in the region for almost 20 years, Youth Initiative for Human Rights urges RYCO to take immediate action against the RYCO youth representative from Serbia, Jagos Stojanovic, for his problematic statement, which directly undermines the principles of reconciliation and cooperation between the youth in the region. 

Regional training on minority rights brought together youth activists

November 30, 2022 3:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Erasmus Training on Minority Rights in Youth Work assembly participants from Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Croatia. From the 18th until the 26th of November at Fruska gora, Youth Initiative for Human Rights organized Erasmus+ training “Promotion of Minority Rights in Youth Work”. With young people from all over the Western Balkans we discussed minority rights in their countries, what's the status of youth workers in their own countries and most importantly what can we do to support and help minority youth. The trainers of the training were Barbara Santibanez from France, Dragalina Gorbati from Italy and Dejana Dexi Stošić from Serbia.

Berlin Process 2.0: Steps Towards Freedom

November 3, 2022 3:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We congratulate all participants and supporters of the Berlin process and in particular Western Balkans leaders who have gathered in Berlin and signed three important agreements that we see as milestones for the future of regional cooperation and mobility.  


February 24, 2022 3:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Youth Initiative for Human Rights Regional Network, working in the post-war countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Serbia, having lived the effects of war and still suffering the consequences of actions such as those of the Russian Federation towards Ukraine, strongly condemns such occurrences and deeply feel for the people in Ukraine and the suffering they are going through at such a difficult time.

Around 120 young people at ‘Bring Your Own History’ conference started creating shared narratives about recent history of post-Yugoslav societies

April 8, 2018 4:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

‘Bring Your Own History’ Conference represents a formal start of the youth-led ’Past Continues’ project that tends to facilitate dialogue of youth from the region and creation of shared narratives about some of the most contested issues from the recent history of post-Yugoslav societies.