The Working Papers present work being conducted within the NEUJOBS research project on "The growth of the working age population" and "Database on financing, employment and governance in social services".
Despite policies of inclusion, compulsory education for all, and attempts at establishing multiculturalist arrangements in schools across Europe, minority ethnic students face segregation and discrimination that reinforce, perpetuate, and often even deepen their socio-economic disadvantages. This is the overall conclusion of a comparative research project conducted in nine European countries led by Associate Professor Julia Szalai, a sociologist and recognized expert on Roma and minority rights.
This publication comprises evaluations conducted by Open Society Foundations of the National Roma Integration Strategies submitted by the governments of Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia, and the 2010–2013 Roma Integration Concept submitted by the Czech Government in lieu of a strategy.
International conference “Diverse talents for the future of Europe” will be held in Brussels on 5-6 March 2012. The conference is organised by the Federation of Active Associations of Belgium (Fedactio), an umbrella organization endeavouring for social cohesion together with a number of universities and institutions.
Andrey Demidov and Sara Svensson co-authored a policy brief "Friendly Neighbours: Increasing the Potential of European Neighbourhood Policy Cross-Border Cooperation Initiatives" that was released by PASOS network at their annual conference “Democracy, Partnership, Enlargement – Challenges for Europe, Challenges for the Polish EU Presidency” in Warsaw (November 25, 2011).