Services to open eyes and career opportunities for low skilled Roma youth

Name and registration number

Hopes- 4-Low: Services to open eyes and career opportunities for low skilled Roma youth

Project Number: SEP-210428131


1.1.2018 – 30.6.2020

European Commission – Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers (DG JUST)

Grant amount

Total grant amount: 107 945,88 EUR


Budapest Institute (Lead partner), MEF, Salva Vita, Bagázs (Hungary), EPIC n.o. (Slovakia)


The project aims to strengthen services that support diversity practices in the business sector and promote the labour market integration of Roma youth.

Main project activities

  • Develop a method of employment services for Roma youth and training materials for professionals;
  • Develop training materials for sensitising employers regarding hiring of Roma;
  • Train NGOs and local youth organisations in using these methods;
  • Pilot the use of methods in Hungary and Slovakia and share experiences of pilots;
  • Assess the impact of the sensitisation of employers and support to Roma youth;
  • Disseminate method and evaluation results among HR professionals, training providers, NGOs, public and private employment services.

Methodology supporting the integration of low qualified Roma youth in the labor market



Sources of information

First mentoring meetings in Orechov dvor, May 2019
Meeting at Orechový dvor, August 2019
Workshop at Orechový dvor, February 2020

For more information please contact us at [email protected] or +421 (0) 2 5910 4280.