SDG 8 as a New Social Contract for a job-rich recovery and resilience

This publication compiles and analyses the findings of the ITUC SDG 8 Monitor, which measures progress in implementing the Sustainable Development Goal 8 (SDG8) on decent work and sustainable economic growth in 145 countries representing 97% of the world’s population.

The Monitor also establishes how the advancement (or lack thereof) in SDG8 impacts progress in the other SDGs SDGs The Sustainable Development Goals were one of the outcomes of the Rio+20 Conference. The members States launched a new set of future international development goals, which will build upon the Millennium Development Goals and converge with the post-2015 development agenda. of the 2030 Agenda. In addition, the publication presents a series of policy recommendations for SDG8-driven recovery and resilience that is job-rich, and puts people and the environment at the centre.

SDG 8 as a New Social Contract for a job-rich recovery and resilience