Youth

Empower the Future: SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

by AIESEC in Johor Bahru

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THE PROBLEM


In an era marked by profound economic shifts, a rapidly evolving job market, and widening disparities in income and opportunity, the importance of Sustainable Development Goal 8 (SDG 8) cannot be overstated. We, AIESEC in Johor Bahru is proud to introduce Southern Youth Leadership Conference (SYLC), a comprehensive and dynamic initiative aimed at addressing these global challenges and steering the world towards a more equitable and prosperous future.

At the heart of this project lies the recognition of the multifaceted issues encapsulated by SDG 8. We understand that achieving sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, along with decent work for all, is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. It requires a holistic approach that encompasses not only economic policies but also social and environmental considerations.

THE SOLUTION


A Comprehensive Approach

Our project is built on several core pillars:

  1. Economic Growth: We recognize that economic growth is essential for creating opportunities and lifting people out of poverty. However, growth must be sustainable and inclusive. We will promote policies and initiatives that foster economic growth while minimizing negative environmental impacts and reducing income inequality.

  2. Decent Work: Decent work is a fundamental human right. Our project is committed to promoting employment opportunities that provide fair wages, job security, and safe working conditions. This involves not only creating jobs but ensuring that those jobs are of high quality and contribute to the well-being of workers and their families.

  3. Economic Diversification: Dependence on a single industry or sector can lead to vulnerability in the face of economic shocks. We will work on strategies to diversify economies and provide opportunities for a more resilient and adaptable workforce.

  4. Innovation and Education: Economic and technological progress are intertwined. We will invest in education and foster innovation to equip the workforce with the skills needed for the jobs of the future.

  5. Global Partnerships: Achieving SDG 8 requires international collaboration. We will partner with governments, international organizations, the private sector, and civil society to leverage expertise and resources to promote sustainable economic growth and decent work globally.

THE IMPACT


A More Just and Prosperous World

The impact of SYLC will be substantial. By working together to promote economic growth and decent work, we aim to reduce poverty, improve living standards, and create a more equitable society. Our project seeks not only to enhance economic well-being but also to ensure that the benefits of growth are shared by all, regardless of gender, age, or social status.

In essence, Southern Youth Leadership Conference is a testament to our commitment to addressing the economic and social challenges of our time. The challenges are complex, but they are also an opportunity for transformation and positive change. We invite all stakeholders to join us in this crucial mission to promote economic growth and decent work, building a brighter future for all. Together, we can make a difference, fostering a world of prosperity, fairness, and dignity for every individual.

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About the Organization/Project behind this Campaign

AIESEC in Johor Bahru


Our Identity

AIESEC is the world's largest non-profit youth-run organization. It is an international non-governmental not-for-profit organization that provides young people with leadership development, cross-cultural global internships, and volunteer exchange experiences across the globe. The organization focuses on empowering young leaders to make a positive impact on society through actions.

Our Vision

AIESEC strives for Peace and Fulfilment of Humankind's Potential as an organization.

In today’s context, ‘Peace’ does not necessarily mean only avoiding war. Peace can symbolize a world that does not have conflicts that arise from cultural, religious, or other aspects of differences in humanity. Peace can also symbolize being in harmony with yourself. AIESEC strives to build a world where people can work towards their own understanding of peace while respecting and understanding the views of others.

Through Fulfilment of Humankind’s Potential, AIESEC strives for a world where people can be the best version of themselves.

Our Action

We place our confidence in youth because they have the passion, dynamism, and entrepreneurial spirit that are needed to shape the future. They have the responsibility to improve tomorrow by choosing who they will be today. Hence, AIESEC is a platform for young leaders to run projects that are aligned with  to ensure its relevance to the local community needs. We aim to be part of the solution for the betterment of Malaysia