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The EU and the Hungarian Government have funded this project to increase the number of young Roma media professionals and reduce prejudice and bias.
(2006) 15 case studies of the results of Partners' 2003-2006 Roma Integration Program, in cooperation Partners-Czech, Partners-Hungary and Partners for Democratic Change Slovakia. Each narrative is a study of a specific program component, which taken as a whole represent the best practices of this large and diverse project.
New Approaches to Old Problems: Lessons from an Ethnic Conciliation Project in Four Central and Eastern European Countries
by Ilana Shapiro, Ph.D., Negotiation Journal, April 1999, Vol. 15, No. 2, pgs. 149-167.
by Kinga Goncz and Raymond Shonholtz, IAP2: Improving the Practice, First Quarter 2000.
Managing Conflict Through Cooperative Planning: Partners Hungary's Work on Majority- Minority (Roma) Tensions
by Lara Olson, Reflecting on Peace Practices, September 2000.
Partners hosted a successful symposium event on the topic of new and emerging democracies. With USAID support, Partners has launched a four-year Roma integration initiative across Central and Eastern Europe.
Partners' mediation training and methodology is being implemented throughout Hungary, due to its initial successes, while Partners has begun mediating disputes in prisons elsewhere.
With its dedication to mediation and peaceful conflict resolution growing, Partners works with police and minorities in Hungary to mediate disputes, helps with ethnic conciliation in Slovakia, and reconciles community differences with a waste management company. Additionally, Partners plans to open new three centers to promote its goals.
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Examples of success of individual participants from the "Young Women Promoting Peace, Equality, and Diversity" event
Partners-Hungary has also played a leading role in assisting SMEs by providing mediation services
To promote a more fair justice system, Partners-Hungary initiated several dialogue sessions between local community members, police officers and government officials.
Partners has worked for several years to improve Roma conditions in Hungary through cooperative planning, advocacy and mediation processes.
After an initially successful temporary cooperative planning process that renovated a crumbling neighborhood, Partners-Hungary continued to work with local officials and community members to improve Roma conditions.
Partners' support for the Roma community center will help improve the socio-economic conditions of the politically marginalized group in Hungary.
Partners-Hungary saved an environmental agency and a waste management corporation time and money by mediating their seemingly unresolvable dispute.
Partners worked with the municipal government and other stakeholders to support training and skill-building among Roma inhabitants who were desperate for new employment opportunities.
Partners' trained regional experts worked with government officials, environmental experts and local community members to bring about compromise among long-standing rivals.
Partners has been a venue for public input and oversight in government-funded industries such as power plants to prevent similar disasters and minimize intra-country or regional conflict.
After recognizing the diverse and complex mediation mechanisms throughout the country, Partners undertook a unifying initiative to promote more systemic and successful mediation in Hungary.