From Research to Practice: Using Knowledge to Accelerate Progress in the Elimination of Child Labor and Forced Labor

Subject to the availability of funds, USDOL’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) intends to award, through a competitive process, one cooperative agreement to carry out actions to accelerate the use of rigorous research by policymakers and practitioners in efforts to eliminate child labor

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and forced labor around the world.

The project will achieve the following outcomes:
(1) Increased ability of policymakers and practitioners to access rigorous research, data collection and analysis tools, and other relevant data needed to address child labor and forced labor internationally; (2) Increased understanding by researchers of the questions and knowledge gaps that need to be addressed to inform policy and program efforts to eliminate child labor and forced labor; (3) Improved capacity of researchers to study child labor and forced labor issues; and (4) Increased engagement of skilled, multidisciplinary, policy-oriented researchers that carry out rigorous studies on child labor and forced labor issues.
Related Programs

International Labor Programs

Department of Labor


Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Bureau of International Labor Affairs

Estimated Funding: $2,800,000


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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.dol.gov/ilab/

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Any commercial, international, educational, or non-profit organization(s), including any faith-based, community-based, or public international organization(s) capable of successfully carrying out actions to accelerate the use of rigorous research by policymakers and practitioners in efforts to eliminate child labor and forced labor around the world, are eligible to apply.

Lack of past experience with USDOL cooperative agreements, grants, or contracts does not bar eligibility.

All applicants for ILAB funding opportunities must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to applying for funding.

New applicants should be aware that applying for a DUNS number and registering in SAM may take several weeks.

Applicants should plan accordingly to avoid unexpected delays that could result in the rejection of the application.

NOTE: If you are registering a new entity in SAM.gov, you must provide an original, signed notarized letter stating that you are the authorized Entity Administrator before your registration will be activated.

Read our guidance on notarized letters (https://gsafsd.service-now.com/fsd-gov/answer.do?sysparm_kbid=d2e67885db0d5f00b3257d321f96194b) and our FAQs (https://www.gsa.gov/samupdate) to learn more about this process change.

For more information, please see http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/displayHomePage.do and https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM.

Successful applicants will be required to ensure any subrecipients also have a DUNS number prior to receiving DOL approval of any subawards.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.dol.gov/ilab/

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
Levenstein.Susan.L@dol.gov

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Date Posted:
2018-05-15

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2018-07-26



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