Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

Publication Date: 

Monday, 11 July 2016 - 3:39pm


Measure What Matters

We are very excited about the launch of Measure What Matters: a framework for action tomorrow. Today we focus on Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions (see targets below).

Check out why the next generation think that peace and security matters (click video below).

Prof. Dr. Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair, OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct, sheds light on the “do no harm” side of corporate responsibility

Timotej Šooš, Development Strategy Lead, The Government of the Republic of Slovenia, presents the country’s development strategy in the context of the SDGs.



  • Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere
  • End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children
  • Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all
  • 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 in all their forms
  • Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels
  • Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels
  • Broaden and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the institutions of global governance
  • By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration
  • Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements
  • 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 for sustainable development

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