Đuro Blanuša is the Secretary General of the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO). Previously, he served as a Senior Advisor at the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Serbia in the Sector for International Cooperation and European Integration. He has a long track record of activism in civil society and the non-governmental sector with Save the Children and youth organizations. Mr Blanuša has been representing Serbia in the European Steering Committee for Youth (CDEJ). He is a member of various regional and European expert groups in this field, and he was from the very beginning engaged as the governmental representative of Serbia in the process for the establishment of RYCO.