Goal 16

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies, ensure access to justice for all people, and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Implementation of Goal 16 will allow to:

  • reduce levels of violence in all forms and associated mortality rates around the world;
  • promote the rule of law at national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all;
  • reduce illicit financial flows and arms trade; strengthen the recovery and return of stolen property and combat all forms of organized crime;
  • reduce corruption and bribery in all forms;
  • expand and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the global institutions of international legal order;
  • provide legal identity for all, including birth registrations;
  • strengthen relevant national institutions, through international cooperation, and build capacity at all levels, in particular in developing countries, to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime.

Source: https://www.un.org.pl/cel16