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

International Labour Organisation
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Catholic Relief Services
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Asylum, Refugee Regional Initiative
BD Department for European Integration and International Cooperation
BD Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management
BD Department of Economic Development, Sports and Culture
BD Department of Education
BD Department of Health and Other Services
Bosnia and Herzegovina Women's Initiative (BHWI)
BiH Agency for Gender Equality
BiH Agency for Statistics
BiH Council of Ministers
BiH Directorate for Economic Planning
BiH Directorate for European Integration
BiH Labor and Employment Agency
BiH Ministry of Civil Affairs
BiH Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations
BiH Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees
BiH Ministry of Justice
BiH Ministry of Security
BPK Ministry of Economy
European Broadcasting Union
FBiH Bureau of Statistics
FBiH Ministry of Agriculture, Water Management and Forestry
FBiH Ministry of Development, Entrepreneurship and Crafts
FBiH Ministry of Education and Science
FBiH Ministry of Environment and Tourism
FBiH Ministry of Health
FBiH Ministry of Justice
FBiH Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
FBiH Ministry of Spatial Planning
FBiH Ministry of Trade
HNK Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management
HNK Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports
HNK Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Environmental Protection
K10 Ministry of Agriculture, Water Management and Forestry
KS Ministry of Economy
KS Ministry of Labor, Social Policy, Displaced Persons and Refugees
Local Employment Partnerships
RS Ministry for European Integration and International Cooperation
RS Ministry for Scientific-Technological Development, Higher Education and Information Society
RS Ministry of Administration and Local Self-Government
RS Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management
RS Ministry of Economy and Entrepreneurship
RS Ministry of Education and Culture
RS Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
RS Ministry of Justice
RS Ministry of Labor, War Veterans and Disabled People's Protection
RS Ministry of Spatial Planning, Construction and Ecology
RS Ministry of Trade and Tourism
RS Statistical Institute
South-East European Cooperation Initiative
USK Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports
Vaša prava
ZHK Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports
Private company
FBiH Institute for Development Planning
RS Ministry of Industry and Trade
FBiH Environmental Fund
RS Environmental Fund
FBiH Employment Institute
RS Employment Institute
BD Employment Institute

Investing Partners

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
International Labour Organisation
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Austrian Development Agency
European Commission
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Embassy of Sweden
Embassy of the United States of America
The Joint SDG Fund
Government of Sweden
Government of Norway
International Organization for Migration Development Fund
Government of the United States of America
Government of Germany
The European Union
Government of Denmark
Government of Italy
Government of Switzerland
Government of Japan
Private Sector
The Global Environment Facility
Local Governments
Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Multi-Partner Trust Fund (Germany, UK, Netherlands, Sweden, France and Norway)
Local Employment Partnerships
The United Nations COVID-19 Response and Recovery Multi-Partner Trust Fund
The US Government Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
European Commission Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
United States Agency for International Development Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance
United Nations Sustainable Development Fund
Private Donors