Teaching
Academic courses

History, Theory, and Practice of Development

Shaila Seshia Galvin and Gopalan Balachandran
Teaching
Academic courses

Global health governance, policies and diplomacy

Michaela Told
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News
7th July 2017

CFD-ILO workshop on Job Creation and Inclusive Growth: China’s Experience and International Evidence

Centre for Finance and Development
Events
22 November, 2016

The health workforce: a good investment

Geneva / Global
Michaela Told
Research
Research project in progress

United Nations Reform and Effectiveness

Thomas Biersteker and Cecilia Cannon
810
Research
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Policy Preferences and Political Behaviour of Citizens at Times of Risk Inequalities

Elif Naz Kayran
Events
17 November, 2015

Geneva Energy Conversations: Fossil Fuels in Sustainable Energy Systems

Maison de la paix, Geneva
Valérie d'Hoedt Meyer
Teaching
Executive education

Environmental Governance – Executive Certificate & Master (ENV)

Executive Education, Valérie d'Hoedt Meyer, Anne Saab and James Hollway
8
Publications
Book chapter, 5 October, 2018

Farming for Freedom: The Shackled Palestinian Agricultural Sector

Alaa Tartir
Teaching
Academic courses

Global Extraction Networks

Filipe Calvao
Teaching
Executive education

Health Diplomacy and Migration

Michaela Told
48
Publications
Working paper, November 2014

Post-2015 and the Global Governance of Education and Training

Michel Carton
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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