Event details

10.12.2018-11.12.2018 Budapest

Regional Conference "Innovative Approaches to Employment of Roma"

The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC)'s Roma Integration 2020 is organizing Regional Conference under the title "Innovative Approaches to Employment of Roma" on 10 and 11 December 2018. 

Overall goal of the conference is to examine and propose employment measures for Roma that may contribute to the reduction of the gap between the employment rate of Roma and the general employment rate in the enlargement region, with several specific objectives: 

- Examining the current practices of the governments in the enlargement region in the area of employment of Roma and identifying the need for modified or new measures;

- Examining the mainstream policies on employment implemented by the governments in the enlargement region covered with the RCC's ESAP project and identifying possible measures that have the potential to yield results for the employment of Roma; 

-Examining other proposals for employment measures that may be effective for Roma by relevant regional and international organizations;

- Drafting regional recommendations on potentially effective measures for employment of Roma.




* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.