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Goal 8. Work & Economic Growth

ICTs for a Sustainable World

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Decent Work and Economic Growth

​ICT skills have already become a prerequisite for almost all forms of employment, and ICT capacity-building must therefore be prioritized in national youth employment and entrepreneurship strategies in all countries. It is not simply that most jobs and businesses now require ICT skills, but also that ICTs themselves are transforming the way that business is being done everywhere and creating new employment opportunities. ​

Case study – Argentina


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"Decent work is at the heart of the search for dignity for the individual, stability for the family and peace in the community."

Juan Somavia
former Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO)