1. What is the Skills Challenge Innovation Call about?The ILO is looking for innovative, relevant, feasible, and impactful ideas that can contribute to the prevention of forced labour in Africa through skills and lifelong learning.
2. Who can apply?Applicants include entities or legally recognized non-profit organizations with contractual capacity and duly incorporated that have been in existence for at least two calendar years prior to the closing date of the call. Proposals may be submitted individually or jointly by several organizations.
By entity or non-profit organization, we mean government agencies, employers' and workers' organizations, cooperatives, education and training institutions (including schools, public and private training providers, and universities), NGOs and civil society organizations, universities and other research and educational institutions.
3. What are we looking for?One or more ideas and solutions that contribute to the prevention of forced labour in Africa through skills and lifelong learning. We welcome all types of innovations, i.e. innovative approaches, projects, tools, technologies, and partnerships that offer solutions that, through the use of new technologies, support labour formalization and skills development.
We are open to all ideas and solutions at any stage of development. They can be in their initial phase or at a more advanced stage.