Teaching
Academic courses

Public Policy, Economic Development and Gender

Martina Viarengo
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Research project in progress

United Nations Reform and Effectiveness

Thomas Biersteker and Cecilia Cannon
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Working paper, December 2013

Education and Skills Post – 2015: What evidence, whose perspectives?

Michel Carton
89
Events
5 May, 2020

The Digital Marketplace and Development

Maison de la Paix
Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
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Academic courses

Race and Mobility: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Gopalan Balachandran
News
28th January 2021

How do economic inequalities corrode democratic processes?

Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy and Shalini Randeria
816
Research
PhD thesis in progress

Conflict, Road Insecurity and Self-Employed Shopkeepers in Rural Peru

Julia Seiermann
8
News
9th July 2020

Sommaruga, Swiss President, announces Switzerland’s support to the new TASC platform: Thinking Ahead on Societal Change that CTEI will soon launch

Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
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Academic courses

Finance and Development

Ugo Panizza
News
29th April 2020

India’s economic lockdown: foregrounding social responsibility

Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy
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Executive education

Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP)

Alexandre Freire and Executive Education
8
Events
11 April, 2019

How to Shape a Future that Works – Transforming the global response to the future of work

Maison de la Paix
Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
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Goal 8 aims to sustain economic growth, while at the same time making it inclusive and sustainable. The UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform places the focus in its progress report on “increasing labour productivity, reducing the unemployment rate, especially for young people, and improving access to financial services and benefits are essential components of sustained and inclusive economic growth”. Read more about Goal 8

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Target 8.1

Sustain per capita economic growth in accordance with national circumstances and, in particular, at least 7 per cent gross domestic product growth per annum in the least developed countries

Target 8.2

Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors

Target 8.3

Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services

Target 8.4

Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, with developed countries taking the lead

Target 8.5

By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value

Target 8.6

By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training

Target 8.7

Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms

Target 8.8

Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment

Target 8.9

By 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products

Target 8.10

Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all

Target 8.a

Increase Aid for Trade support for developing countries, in particular least developed countries, including through the Enhanced Integrated Framework for Trade-Related Technical Assistance to Least Developed Countries

Target 8.b

By 2020, develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the Global Jobs Pact of the International Labour Organization