International Labor Organization Skills Challenge Innovation for individuals and organizations

  • Apply Before : April 29, 2020

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 13615
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

The international labor organization is inviting innovators and organizations to prepare their solution, focusing on the skills mismatch challenges. The ILO provides technical and financial support for ten best ideas. The program aims to enhance the effectiveness of vocational education and training program, developing the knowledge and skills of employees, empower application for better using the skills and knowledge of their employees, increase the collection, analytical, data management on needs and labor market, develop training and employment of different groups such as refugees, people with disabilities, young women and people, building partnership opportunities.



Important dates:

  • Idea submission deadline: 30 April 2020
  • Result announcement date: 18 June 2020
  • Program date: September 2020
  • Solution completion date: September 2021


  • 50000 Dollars as a grant for solution implementation.
  • Technical support such as boot camps, remote mentoring, and virtual platform.
  • Will participate in an international event to present your idea, meet potential partners and sponsors, global media channels, videos, etc.
  • Find global partners and increase the level of your network.
  • The ten best ideas will attend to the International Labor Organization Skills Innovators Network.


  • Your organization or company must be registered two years before the deadline.
  • Your organization can be cooperatives, education and training institutions, governmental organizations, NGOs, civil society organizations, public-private enterprises, regional and sectoral bodies, and research organizations.
  • Your idea should be in the development concept; it can be improved or in pre-stages to go ahead.
  • The submission idea will be evaluated by a professional jury and will choose the best approach to turn it into action and reality.

Required documents:

  • Application form
  • Personal information
  • Recent curriculum vitae
  • Two professional references details
  • Your organization information
  • Team member details and CV
  • Answer the questions provided on the application form

How to apply:

Provide the requested documents, download and complete the application form, submit it to

Submission email:

Application form

for more detail, please visit the international labor organization website


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