Advancing Labor Compliance in Colombia’s Port Sector

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Funding Opportunity ID: 328942
Opportunity Number: FOA-ILAB-20-09
Opportunity Title: Advancing Labor Compliance in Colombia’s Port Sector
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Bureau of International Labor Affairs
CFDA Number(s): 17.401
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: The following organizations are eligible to apply: U.S. organizations: • Nonprofits, including any faith-based organizations or community-based organizations • Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education • Private Institutions of Higher Education • For-Profit Organizations; Non-U.S. organizations: • Non-US Entities, including PIOs as described in 2 CFR 200.46.
Agency Code: DOL-ETA-ILAB
Agency Name: Department of Labor
Bureau of International Labor Affairs
Posted Date: Sep 03, 2020
Close Date: Oct 08, 2020
Last Updated Date: Sep 03, 2020
Award Ceiling: $5,000,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL, or the Department), announces the availability of approximately $5 million total costs (subject to the availability of federal funds) for one cooperative agreement(s) to fund a technical assistance project(s) in Colombia to improve compliance with national laws related to internationally recognized labor rights in the port sector. These include, but are not limited to, the right to freedom of association, the right to collective bargaining, prohibition against discrimination at work, elimination of forced labor and child labor, and rights to acceptable conditions of work with respect to minimum wages, hours of work, and occupational safety and health. In support of achieving the objective, the project should be designed to achieve the following outcomes:• Increased understanding of barriers to compliance with national laws related to internationally recognized labor rights in Colombia’s port sector.• Development of approaches to support compliance with national laws related to internationally recognized labor rights in Colombia’s port sector.• Demonstrated effectiveness of approaches that support compliance with national laws related to internationally recognized labor rights in Colombia’s port sector.• Increased awareness and adoption of approaches to support compliance with national laws related to internationally recognized labor rights in Colombia’s port sector.The duration of the project will be a maximum of 4.5 years (54 months) from the effective date of the award.
Version: 2
Modification Comments: This amendment to the FOA revises language in Section IV.B.3. Please see FOA-ILAB-20-09 Amendment One for complete details.





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