Lessons for Latin America and the Caribbean in Managing Public Sector Restructuring: Public Sector Downsizing and Redeployment Programs in Central and Eastern Europe

Dec 2003
This presentation was realized for the Public Management and Transparency Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue at the 4th Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on December 11th and 12th, 2003. This presentation discusses downsizing the Civil Service in Central and Eastern Europe and specifically the lack of retraining and redeployment programs. Examples are given from Central Eastern Europe including Estonia, Hungary, and Eastern Germany.