Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth


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I AM Organic - banaan met een duurzaam verhaal

In mijn regionale krant BNDeStem lees ik een artikel over de Organto eerlijke banaan. Organto is bekend van het merk I AM Organic en heeft als slogan Eat the world better. Je vindt producten o.a. in de shops en kiosken van NS. Vaak denk ik bij dergelijke merken en slogans 'tja, de zoveelst...


Er wordt al jarenlang -en recent niet anders- geschreven over de bedreiging die "toerisme" vormt voor onze planeet. Los van allerlei culturele bedreigingen (de nadelige effecten van massa-toerisme in opkomende voormalige ontwikkelingslanden) gaat het dan vaak om bedreigingen voor het milieu -en spec...


Duurzaamheid. Ik vind het een moeilijk begrip. Het is ook zo’n containerbegrip, dat je naar gelang je voorkeuren of (zakelijke) bezigheden op allerlei manieren kunt uitleggen. Dat maakt het ook zo lastig om duurzaamheid te definiëren. Duurzaam leven, hoe doe je dat? Duurzaamheid, een defi...

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New Market Dhaka -- Waar honderden piraten boeken verkopen

Piraterij is een probleem dat regelmatig ter sprake komt in het Nederlandse boekenvak. Stichting BREIN haalt websites uit de lucht en het NUV (nu de Mediafederatie) procedeert tegen een platform dat het doorverkopen van gelezen e-books makkelijk wil maken. Maar over de verkoop van illegale kopie&eum...

Cutting garlic

There are limited amount of jobs, most people in Manila work as garlic cutters in order to make money to sustain themselves.

Wave threading in Manila

There isn't enough work in Manila so the people here do basic jobs such as weaving clothes or wielding in order to make local furniture. Clothes are then sold in order to make enought money to sustain themselves.



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Laat je masseren bij de vrouwengevangenis in Chiang Mai. De vrouwen die daar gevangen zitten leren masseren, naaien en koken en verdienen er alvast wat geld mee voor als ze terugkeren in de maatschappij.

3 reflective questions to strengthen your motivation at work

Want to strenghen your motivation at work or that of your organization or team - make time to answer these three questions each week.

  • What did I learn this week?
  • What impact did I have this week?
  • What do I want to learn next week?

These questions let you focus o...


A 4-day festival at different locations in Zomba City during the May Day public holiday. Explore the green historical city in Southern Malawi during four days of contemporary arts & culture.

Expo 2020

Expo 2020 The next World Expo takes place in 2020, hosted by Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Expo 2020 will take place from October 2020-April 2021, on the theme 'Connecting Minds, Creating the Future'. According to the organizers, the Expo will be a “festival of human ingenuity,” in r...

UN Envoirment

Natural Capital Week 2019 Leading organizations in the natural capital space will convene in Paris, France, for a week of events, discussions and networking on natural capital issues. The Week features, inter alia, the UNEP FI Global Roundtable, the second Global Forum on Green Economy Lea...


The SDG Global Festival of Action The SDG Global Festival of Action is a ground-breaking event powered by the UN SDG Action Campaign with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the German Federal Foreign Office and partners...


Using the coarse side of a box grater, grate the potatoes and place them into a sieve or colander over a bowl. Using the finer side of the grater, grate the onion and add it to the potato. Using the back of a spoon, or even your hands, squeeze out any excess water/juice from the potatoes and onion. ...


Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes

  1. Boil the potatoes in a large pan of salted water until very soft. Drain and set to one side to cool down and steam dry. Once cool, mash until smooth.
  2. Put the cold mashed potato into a large bowl. Add the flour, egg and a good pinch of sal...


This deep fried flatbread is a common street food in Hungary where it is served warm with sour cream and grated cheese, rubbed with garlic or garlic butter, or doused with garlic water. Instructions

  1. In a mug dissolve the salt in the water. In a bowl combine the sifted flour with the yeast....

Supply & Demand

Supply and Demand of Volunteer jobs, Manpower, Travel Gear, Teaching Materials & Study Materials

Supply & Demand: Manpower, Products, Knowledge, Paperwork

reNature is a Dutch initiative to make the world a little greener again. In many countries intensive and or monoculture agriculure have degraded the soil. Through training of farmers and local organisations reNature tries to change the way farmers use their land. Agroforestry is their solution. By p...

Residential societal entrepreneurship training for 10 months in Sweden

Join up to 40 youth from 15+ nationalities for a 10 month residential training in societal entrepreneurship in Järna, Sweden (starting in August). The International Youth Initiative Program, YIP,  is a societal entrepreneurship training, offering a holistic educational progr...

Xmas present for Paka staff

DO YOU DREAM OF RUNNING YOUR OWN LODGE IN AFRICA? THIS MIGHT BE YOUR CHANCE! Pakachere is a nice lodge in the small quiet city of Zomba (Malawi). The lodge is situated at the foot of Zomba Mountain, on the golf course behind Zomba Police Station. Zomba has nature, a university, history as former cap...

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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

Summary written in 2012-2013.

  • Part A: Management of Human Resources
  • Part B: Trends in HRM
  • Part C: Work Analysis and Job Design
  • Part D: Human Resource Recruitment and Planning
  • Part E: Selection of Employees
  • Part F: Employee Training

Summary Strategy and Human Resource Management (Boxall)

This summary of Strategy and Human Resource Management by Boxall is written in 2013-2014.

  • Chapter A – The goals of HRM
  • Chapter B – Strategy and the process of strategic management
  • Chapter C – ‘Best fit’ or ‘best practices&rsqu...

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Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

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

UN Goal targets:

  • 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
  • Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training
  • 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
  • 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
  • By 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products
  • Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all
  • 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
  • By 2020, develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the Global Jobs Pact of the International Labour Organization