employment and labour


Gender Aspects of Changes in the Labour Markets in Transition Economies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 3,270 views
The Paper presents a gender perspective on trends and policy implications of changes on the labour markets during the first ten years of the transition process within a context of UNECE activities in the area of Gender and Economy. It has three parts. Part I shows gender asymmetry in selected labour market developments based on available data. Part II presents policy implications and part III...


Women's entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe and CIS countries

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:23 | 3,055 views
In Europe women become entrepreneurs on average twice less often than men. The UNECE Programme on Women’s Entrepreneurship aims at raising awareness of problems of women entrepreneurs by enhancing dialogue and promoting the exchange of best practices and recommending policies. This study includes select papers adopted from the First Forum of Women Entrepreneurs and meeting of the Team of...


Access to Financing and ICT for Women Entrepreneurs in the UNECE region:Challenges and Good Practice

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:23 | 2,854 views
This report looks at women’s access to financing and ICT within progress and perspectives from selected countries and sub-regions in the area covered by the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE).