SDG #8-Decent Work and Economic Growth

Sustainable Development Goal 8: Roughly half the world’s population still lives on the equivalent of about US$2 a day. And in too many places, having a job doesn’t guarantee the ability to escape from poverty. Sustainable economic growth will require societies to create the conditions that allow people to have quality jobs that stimulate the economy while not harming the environment. Decent working conditions are also required for the whole working age population.

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Portrait

Harnessing the Power of Community

Anne Kjaer Riechert has mobilized her community to set up a coding school for refugees. It offers them prospects for the future. And a family.

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Feature

“How to Build a Strong Europe for Citizens”

Next May’s elections for the European Parliament are about the survival of the European Union. We need responsible leadership for a Europe for Citizens.

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Feature

When Strangers Become Friends

Did you ever get matched with a potential co-worker? The Axfoundation arranges meetings for Swedes and migrants to enhance integration.

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Portrait

Making Mexico the Greatest Country

Right now, the public discussion in Mexico is all about violence, crime, and corruption. Juan Carlos Diaz Bilbao wants to tell a new story about his home country.

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Feature

Learning at the School of Peace and Empathy

Combining regular classes with ecological farming, Mary Anne Müller’s unique school opens up new perspectives to children from broken families.

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Opinion

What’s So Evil about Tipping?

Some North American restaurateurs recently started to eliminate tipping. At the root of these efforts is the deep social injustice created by the practice.

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