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Are special/positive measures for securing advancement and protection of certain racial or ethnic groups widely adopted and implemented?

Key Area:
Anti-discrimination Legislation & Implementation
Discrimination, Equality
22/12/2011 - 12:59
Short Answer

There are several initiatives in place that aim at improving the advancement of migrants in education and employment.

Qualitative Info

The Austrian Labour market services offer targeted trainings and labour market activation programmes for migrants. Moreover the implementation of the mentoring programme for migrants has become quite popular in recent years. The project mentoring for migrants by the Austrian Chamber of Commerce can serve as an example here. The START scolarships programme addresses talented pupils with migration background and aims at encouraging them to further educational carriers.


Groups affected/interested Migrants
Type (R/D)
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Policing - law enforcement, Employment - labour market, Education
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