Sustainable Development Goal

Decent Work and Economic Growth

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

Goal 8 Targets

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8.9 By 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products

8.10 Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all

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

8.B By 2020, develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the Global Jobs Pact of the International Labour Organization

Source: UN Sustainable Development

Implementing partners

United Nations Development Programme
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Ministry of Employment & Social Security
United Work
Government of Türkiye
Private Sector
Local authorities
Ministry of Youth and Sports
TVET Institutions
UN Agencies
Social partners
Chambers of Commerce
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of the Republic of Turkey
Adana Metropolitan Municipality
Bahcesehir University
Big Retailer Brands
Birleşmiş Kentler ve Yerel Yönetimler Orta Doğu ve Batı Asya Bölge Teşkilatı (UCLG-MEWA)
Çalışma Genel Müdürlüğü - Çalışma ve Sosyal Güvenlik Bakanlığı (DGL)
Chambers of Craftsmen
Chambers of Trade
Confederation of Employer Association
Confederations of Workers Trade Unions
Gaziantep Esnaf ve Sanatkarlar Odaları Birliği (GESOB)
Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality
Habitat Association
İnsani Gelişme Vakfı (INGEV)
International Training Centre of the ILO
İstanbul Hazır Giyim Ve Konfeksiyon İhracatçıları Birliği (IHKIB)
İstanbul Maden ve Metaller İhracatçı Birlikleri Genel Sekreterliği (IMMIB)
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Keçiören Municipality
Konya Innopark
Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation
Turkish Ministry of Family and Social Services
Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Turkish Ministry of Industry and Technology
Turkish Ministry of National Education
Turkish Ministry of Trade
Turkish Ministry of Youth and Sports
Provincial Directorates of Agriculture and Forestry
Social Security Institution
SSI Local Branches
Sultanbeyli Municipality
Training Service Providers
Türk Girişim ve İş Dünyası Konfederasyonu (TURKONFED)
Turkish Employment Agency
Turkish Statistical Institute (TURKSTAT)
Türkiye İş Kurumu (İŞKUR)
Türkiye Odalar ve Borsalar Birliği (TOBB)
Union of Municipalities of Turkey
Unions of Chambers of Tradesmen and Craftsmen
Workers' and Employers' organisations
World Academy for Local Government and Democracy (WALD)
Private company
Non Governmental Organizations

Investing Partners

International Fund for Agricultural Development
International Labour Organisation
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau
Government of Türkiye
Government of the United States of America
Government Cost Sharing
The European Union
Government of Japan
UNICEF National Committees
German Cooperation
The Global Environment Facility
Public Private Partnership in Turkish Hazelnut sector
Sabancı Foundation
Anadolu Efes
UNHCR Multidonor
The US Government Department of State's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration
Swedish International Development Agency