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Project to Promote Workplace-Based Training for Vulnerable Youth in Argentina

Project Noemi is helping bridge the skills gap in Argentina by increasing the number and quality of on-the-job training programs, such as internships and apprenticeships, while ensuring these opportunities are accessible to the youth who need them the most. The project is supporting improvements in the legal and policy framework surrounding youth training, raising awareness about the benefits of work-based training, documenting and disseminating good apprenticeship practices in Argentina, and helping both public and private sector youth training programs to increase their effectiveness.

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Argentina Desarrollo y Autogestión (DYA) $3,300,000 11/09/2016 12/31/2022

EMPOWER: Increasing Economic and Social Empowerment for Adolescent Girls and Vulnerable Women in Zambia

The EMPOWER project will reduce child labor in Zambia’s eastern province by increasing adolescent girls and vulnerable women’s access to acceptable work and high-quality training opportunities. In addition, the project will increase public awareness on the importance of addressing child labor and strengthen efforts amongst government and the private sector towards gender equality through the promotion of acceptable work for adolescent girls and vulnerable women.

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Zambia Winrock International $5,000,000 11/01/2016 10/31/2020

Better Utilization of Skills for Youth (BUSY) through Quality Apprenticeships

The Better Utilization of Skills for Youth (BUSY) project works to build the capacity of government, employers, workers’ organizations, and civil society actors to establish and expand workplace-based training programs for vulnerable youth, including by identifying gaps in relevant laws and policies.

Kenya International Labor Organization (ILO) $3,000,000 09/30/2016 12/30/2021

Youth Pathways to Leadership, Learning, and Livelihoods in Costa Rica

The project is helping bridge the skills gap in Costa Rica by increasing the number and quality of on-the-job training programs, such as internships and apprenticeships, while ensuring these opportunities are accessible to the youth who need them the most.

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Costa Rica YouthBuild International $3,750,000 09/30/2016 11/30/2022

M&E Toolkit: OCFT Sectors & Themes

The project will help enhance the sustainability of child labor and forced labor program efforts by contributing to the overall body of knowledge on how best to assess child labor and forced labor interventions.

Global JBS International $1,000,000 09/01/2016 08/31/2018

Promoting Apprenticeship as a Path for Youth Employment in Argentina, Costa Rica, and Kenya through Global Apprenticeships Network (GAN) National Networks

The Promoting Apprenticeship as a Path for Youth Employment Project (GAN) worked directly with employers, workers’ organizations, and governments to help increase the number of apprenticeship opportunities for vulnerable youth in Argentina, Costa Rica, and Kenya. The project created and strengthened private sector networks in support of apprenticeship and other types of work-based training, such as internships, in all three countries. It helped employers launch quality work training programs while ensuring these programs were accessible to disadvantaged youth.

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Argentina, Costa Rica, Global, Kenya Global Apprenticeships Network (GAN) $5,000,000 09/01/2016 07/31/2021

Building a Generation of Safe and Healthy Workers: SafeYouth@Work

This global, multi-country project sought to improve occupational safety and health issues of young workers, and to promote a culture of prevention of occupational illness and injury.  Programming placed a particular focus on those aged 15-24, who, as they join the workforce, may be positioned to contribute to a sustainable and prevention-focused OSH culture.    

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Argentina, Burma, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Global, Indonesia, Philippines, Uruguay, Vietnam International Labor Organization (ILO) $11,443,156 12/31/2014 12/31/2019

Combating Exploitive Child Labor Through Education in the Dominican Republic (Education/Youth Employment/Public Private Partnerships)

Dominican Republic DevTech Systems, Inc. $4,000,000 09/29/2007 09/29/2011
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