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ILO | SDG 8.7 Innovation Challenge

| Sectors: Digital solutions, child labor, human trafficking
| Granting entities: International Labor Organization
| Deadline: 15 August
| Type of support: Prizes
| Funding/benefits: 30,000 euros + support package
| Applicants: Government agencies, NGOs and civil society organizations, public and private enterprises, regional and sectoral bodies and research organizations, cooperatives, education and training institutions including universities.
| Locations: Global

Synopsis: The ILO is launching a competition calling for innovative solutions with social impact to accelerate action towards SDG Target 8.7, and is therefore seeking solutions related to digital Information Systems for collaborative work to end child labor, forced labor and human trafficking.

The fight against child labour, forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking includes a wide array of stakeholders including different government institutions, such as Ministries of Labour, Education, Social Development, Statistics Offices, protection and prevention programmes, workers’ and employers’ organizations, civil society organizations, among others. Effective responses to end these human rights violations require a great deal of coordination between all these stakeholders.

Link to application here.

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