89
Events
20 January, 2021

Trading through Platforms: Evidence from AliExpress

Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
News
3rd September 2020

Priorities for governing large-scale infrastructure in the tropics

Susanna Hecht and Centre for International Environmental Studies
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
813
News
14th July 2020

‘Green stimulus, jobs and the post-pandemic green recovery ‘- VOX EU

Joëlle Noailly and Centre for International Environmental Studies
Events
4–5 December 2017

A 1000 days of SDGs – Looking ahead

5 December, 2017
Global Health Centre
348
News
6th October 2020

Why more inclusive measures are needed to address COVID-19?

Global Governance Centre
89
Teaching
Academic courses

Illicit Economies

Filipe Calvao
Publications
Working paper, 2016

Increasing trust in the bank to enhance savings: Experimental evidence from India

Gilles Carbonnier
811
Events
20 November, 2018

The Emerging World: alternatives that can change everything

Auditorium Jacques Freymond
Executive Education
816
Research
Research project

Employment and Decent Work in Fragile Settings

Oliver Jütersonke, Centre on Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding and Kazushige Kobayashi
812
News
18th February 2019

Buyer-Seller Relationships in the Bangladeshi Garment Industry

Julia Cajal Grossi
8
Events
24 April, 2020

The Great Trade Collapse (?)

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