Employment and creation of new jobs getting more and more attention both on national and on European level. The examination of this topic is especially important in rural areas of Europe. There were several European and national researches dealing with this question, and there are new upcoming works which try to find solutions for citizents
...to decrease unemployment in rural areas. The RuralJobs, EU Framework 7. project presented in the paper is one of these researches. After a short introduction of RuralJobs and the task under workpackage two of the research, which analysis strategies, policies and programmes from the aspect of rural jobs, one of the documents reviewed under this task, the Hungarian National Action Plan for Employment is presented, in line with the most important stages of the EU’s employment policy.