Sustainable Development Goal 16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG 16 ) is about "peace, justice and strong institutions“.
It is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations in 2015, the official wording is: "Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels“.
The Goal has 12 targets to be achieved by 2030. Progress towards targets will be measured by 23 indicators.
16.1: Reduce violence everywhere
16.2: Protect children from abuse, exploitation, trafficking and violence
16.3: Promote the rule of law and ensure equal access to justice
16.4: Combat organized crime and illicit financial and arms flows
16.5: Substantially reduce corruption and bribery
16.6: Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions
16.7: Ensure responsive, inclusive and representative decision-making
16.8: Strengthen the participation in global governance
16.9: Provide universal legal identity
16.10: Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms
16.a: Strengthen national institutions to prevent violence and combat crime and terrorism
16.b: Promote and enforce non-discriminatory laws and policies
3.d: Improve early warning systems for global health risks