GOAL 16: PEACE, JUSTICE, AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS

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 TARGETS

REDUCE VIOLENCE EVERYWHERE

Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere.

PROTECT CHILDREN FROM ABUSE, EXPLOITATION, TRAFFICKING AND VIOLENCE

End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children.

PROMOTE THE RULE OF LAW AND ENSURE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE

Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all.

COMBAT ORGANIZED CRIME AND ILLICIT FINANCIAL AND ARMS FLOWS

By 2030, significantly reduce illicit financial and arms flows, strengthen the recovery and return of stolen assets and combat all forms of organized crime.

SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE CORRUPTION AND BRIBERY

Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms.

DEVELOP EFFECTIVE, ACCOUNTABLE AND TRANSPARENT INSTITUTIONS

Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels.

ENSURE RESPONSIVE, INCLUSIVE AND REPRESENTATIVE DECISION-MAKING

Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels.

STRENGTHEN THE PARTICIPATION IN GLOBAL GOVERNANCE

Broaden and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the institutions of global governance.

PROVIDE UNIVERSAL LEGAL IDENTITY

By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration.

ENSURE PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND PROTECT FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS

Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements.

STRENGTHEN NATIONAL INSTITUTIONS TO PREVENT VIOLENCE AND COMBAT TERRORISM AND CRIME

Strengthen relevant national institutions, including through international cooperation, for building capacity at all levels, in particular in developing countries, to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime.

PROMOTE AND ENFORCE NON-DISCRIMINATORY LAWS AND POLICIES

Promote and enforce non-discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development.

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