Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all

Targets linked to SDG 8 and related Thematic Area

SDG Targets on this page: 8, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.b


8 Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

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

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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8.b By 2020 develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the ILO Global Jobs Pact

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