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SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

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

Decent Work and Economic Growth SDG: promote sustained economic growth, higher levels of productivity and technological innovation. Encouraging entrepreneurship and job creation are key to this, as are effective measures to eradicate forced labor, slavery, and human trafficking. With these targets in mind, the goal is to achieve full and productive employment, and decent work, for all women and men by 2030. 

Example Opportunities

  • How Countries are Working Towards Goal 8...
  • Foster entrepreneurial culture and invest in or mentor young entrepreneurs
  • Skills development programs and/or software applications
  • Apprenticeship or mentorship opportunities
  • Applications evaluating gender pay gap
  • Addressing the creation of green jobs

 Problem Statements from the Subject Matter Experts for consideration

 UN Resources

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Additional data resources

These datasets were independently created/aggregated by non-UN related parties. 

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