Supported by: European Commission, DG EMPL
Project span: January 2006 – December 2006
Project team: Oľga Gyárfášová, Jarmila Filadelfiová, Martina Sekulová, Gizela Brutovská (external cooperator)
Objective: The project aims to address the issue of unemployment, with special focus on the issue of long-term unemployment in Slovakia and its ethnic and regional disparities. Moreover, the project aims to evaluate the recently adopted restructuring of the system of social assistance and the active labour market policy and provide a comprehensive analysis of the premise of adopted policy in details. By providing such analysis the action will contribute to strengthening implementation and further developing the policy of social inclusion. The proposed methodology of the project will include secondary analysis of available data on long-term unemployment, qualitative research and analysis of recently adopted measures aimed at inclusion of disadvantaged groups into the labour market. In the final phase of the project, new measures and amendments of existing measures allowing a more effective inclusion of long-termed unemployed.