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UNDP report on steps to address Roma employment discrimination in Central & Eastern Europe

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25 November 2005

Business case for Roma employment

Author: UNDP

Business as usual won't help curb pervasive Roma unemployment in Central and Eastern Europe. But companies, working together with government and civil society, can lead the way in engaging Roma in the workforce, concludes a new UNDP report...published by UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS with Ernst & Young, is based on in-depth interviews with companies in Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic conducted between May and September 2005.

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1 January 2005

[PDF] full report: "Employing the Roma - Insights from Business"

Author: UNDP, Ernst & Young, UN Global Compact (Authors: Team of authors: Ernst & Young Public Sector Group in consultation with field experts Mónika Nagy, Natasha Landell-Mills, Henrik Lénárd and István Grajczar)

[companies interviewed for the report: ABB, Electrolux, Hungarian Posta, Freesoft, Gundel Restaurant, Korosi Fisheries Cooperative, Whirlpool Slovakia, Svik, Krypton, Obnova, Rautenbach, Czech TV, VEBA Broumov, Novem Car Interior Design, Telefónica]

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