11th July 2019

The ILO at 100: Showing its wrinkles or its cracks?

Velibor Jakovleski
Journal article, 16 October, 2018

Crypto-miners digital labor and the power of blockchain technology

Filipe Calvao
Book chapter, 2018

The relationship between health employment and economic growth

Jean-Louis Arcand
Academic courses

Advanced Development Macroeconomics: Empirical Research

Martina Viarengo
28 September–2 October 2020

Geneva Trade Week

Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
4 December, 2020

The Future of Work Summit

Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
29th August 2017

CFD and IMF explore economic outlook for developing countries

Centre for Finance and Development
7–18 September 2020

D-DebtCon 2020

Centre for Finance and Development
2nd February 2021

A green recovery plan for Israel

Centre for Finance and Development
Book chapter, 5 October, 2018

Farming for Freedom: The Shackled Palestinian Agricultural Sector

Alaa Tartir
28th January 2021

World Bank presents Global Economic Prospects Report on Recovery from Pandemic

Centre for Finance and Development and Ugo Panizza
7 May, 2019

Digital Work in the Global South: Challenges and Opportunities

Maison de la Paix
Filipe Calvao

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

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