Sustainable Development 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.

Goal 16 Targets

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

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

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

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

16.5 Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms

16.6 Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels

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

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

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

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

16.A 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

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

SourceUN Sustainable Development

Entities

IOM
International Organization for Migration
UNDP
United Nations Development Programme
UNESCO
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFPA
United Nations Population Fund
UNODC
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
UNOPS
United Nations Office for Project Services

Implementing partners

EU
World Customs Organization
Government of Jordan
UNODC
Ministry of Social Development
National Aid Fund (NAF)
Customs Department
Public Security Department (PSD)
General Intelligence Department
Ministry of Education

Investing Partners

EU
GIZ
Canada
Government of Japan
Government of Switzerland
IOM MIRAC
Government of the Netherlands
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TiP)
Government of Norway
Government of the United Kingdom

Locations of our Key Initiatives Linked to this Sustainable Development Goal

Our work on SDG 16 is linked to these other Sustainable Development Goals: