Global Action Program on Child Labor Issues Grant 2011: USDOL - ILAB

Posted by Shofi Fida Saturday, July 16, 2011 0 comments
Closing Date: August 31, 2011.
The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) announces its intent to award up to $15 million for a cooperative agreement(s) to one or more qualifying organizations to address child labor and forced labor issues through (1) improvements in legislation, enforcement, and policy coordination, and by building national capacity to implement policy initiatives to increase access to quality education and sustainable livelihoods for vulnerable populations; (2) promotion of innovative research and monitoring systems to aid with policy development and program design, and (3) support for new efforts to protect children from exploitation in domestic work. When applicable, Applicants are encouraged to form a partnership to achieve these goals. Since 1995, ILAB has funded numerous technical assistance programs and research initiatives to combat exploitative child labor worldwide. The Global Action Program (GAP) on Child Labor Issues aims to advance and scale up ILAB├»¿½s global efforts to reduce the prevalence of child labor and improve the livelihoods of vulnerable populations.

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