SDG 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

What is SDG 8?

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8 is dedicated to promoting sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all. The United Nations aims to achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading, and innovation.

The United Nations’ Objective

The United Nations envisions a world where economic growth is inclusive, providing opportunities for decent work and entrepreneurship. SDG 8 addresses the need for creating jobs, fostering entrepreneurship, and promoting sustainable economic practices to eradicate poverty and improve living standards.

Near East University's Commitment

Our university is deeply committed to the principles of SDG 8. We recognize the transformative power of education and entrepreneurship in creating economic opportunities and promoting sustainable development. Our academic community actively engages in research and initiatives that support job creation, entrepreneurship, and economic growth within local and global contexts.

Contributions of Universities

Universities play a crucial role in achieving SDG 8 by offering programs that equip individuals with the skills for the job market, conducting research on sustainable economic practices, and fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. Our university actively collaborates with industry partners, government agencies, and local communities to develop initiatives that contribute to economic growth and the creation of decent work opportunities.

How You Can Contribute

As a member of our university community, you can contribute to SDG 8 by pursuing educational opportunities that enhance your skills, supporting entrepreneurship initiatives, and engaging in projects that promote sustainable economic practices. Together, we can create a university environment that actively works towards a world with decent work and inclusive economic growth for everyone.