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ECOSOC: Youth Forum8th Economic and Social Council Youth Forum (8-9 April) - Thematic Breakout Session on SDG 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
8 Apr 2019 -  The session will feature a series of conversations on the role of young people in accelerating progress towards sustained economic growth and decent work for all. The following three themes will frame the dialogue for those present, including representatives of youth organizations and networks, UN entities and Member States:
● Beyond GDP: youth perspectives on well-being, the environment, and inclusive economic growth.
● Youth transitions to decent work: education, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities in urban and rural areas.
● Rebuilding trust: increasing investment in the institutions of work.
This breakout session of the ECOSOC Youth Forum will (i) address decent work deficits which contribute to the slow progress of SDG 8; (ii) build on the recommendations from the report of the Global Commission on the Future of Work and (iii) leverage the collaborative actions