38
Events
25 June, 2020

Global Economic Prospects: Pandemic and Crisis

Centre for Finance and Development and Ugo Panizza
8
Events
26 April, 2022

The Future of Work Summit 2022

Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
8
Research
Research project in progress

FDI and labor protests in China

Sungmin Rho
348
News
6th October 2020

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

Global Governance Centre
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22 February, 2023

Promoting Sustainable Investment and Green Trade : the Swiss perspective

CCIG
Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
89
Events
27 September–1 October 2021

Geneva Trade Week 2021

Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
38
Events
25 November, 2020

Growth, war and pandemics: Europe in the very long-run

Centre for Finance and Development
816
News
21st March 2022

Paths Panel VII: Exploring Paths of Change in the field of Business and Human Rights

Global Governance Centre
258
News
24th June 2019

From the Centre to the Margins and Back Again: Women in Agriculture at the ILO

Gender Centre
811
News
2nd February 2021

A green recovery plan for Israel

Centre for Finance and Development
8
Events
24 April, 2020

The Great Trade Collapse (?)

Maison de la Paix
Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
58
Events
15 March, 2018

Jobs that Work for Women. How Does The Rural Labour Market Shape Gender Relations?

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Gender Centre
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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