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U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking, Facilitation Services

Project dates: 2004-2011

Client type: U.S. Government

Key topics: Agriculture and Food Security, Economic Growth, Learning and Capacity Strengthening, Organizational Development, Youth

Related Country(ies):

Region: Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa

EnCompass provided organizational, logistics, facilitation, and reporting services on behalf of the U.S. Department of Labor’s initiatives to eliminate the worst forms of child labor around the world. Over the course of several contracts, EnCompass has provided the following services:

  • Organized and facilitated annual meetings of OCFT grantees designed to facilitate interactions among grantees from around the world, exchange knowledge on technical assistance and research, and help participants in understanding USDOL grantee requirements  (2005 and 2011)
  • Organized the 2011 OCFT Grantee Workshop that brought together 64 representatives of DOL child labor grants from 20 countries around the world
  • Organized a workshop on Using Livelihoods Approaches to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labor (June, 2010)
  • Facilitated working meetings on elimination of the worst forms of child labor in the West African cocoa sector (July, 2010) 
  • Organized regional meetings in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC), Africa, and Asia/Europe/MENA regions (2006)
  • Research on government efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor to inform USDOL’s annual report to Congress on the status of child labor and education globally (2004-2009)


Photo c/o US Department of Labor via US Government Works

EnCompass Staff

EnCompass offers innovative solutions for organizational excellence.  We seek to enhance the impact and capacity of government and multilateral agencies, corporations, and nonprofits around the world through customized services in organizational and leadership development, training, technical assistance, and evaluation.

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