Sustainable Development Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Targets under this goal

#SDT1610IN - ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements

#SDT161IN - significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere

#SDT162IN - end abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence and torture against children

#SDT163IN - promote the rule of law at the national and international levels, and ensure equal access to justice for all

#SDT164IN - by 2030 significantly reduce illicit financial and arms flows, strengthen recovery and return of stolen assets, and combat all forms of organized crime

#SDT165IN - substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all its forms

#SDT166IN - develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels

#SDT167IN - ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels

#SDT168IN - broaden and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the institutions of global governance

#SDT169IN - by 2030 provide legal identity for all including birth registration

#SDT16aIN - strengthen relevant national institutions, including through international cooperation, for building capacities at all levels, in particular in developing countries, for preventing violence and combating terrorism and crime

#SDT16bIN - promote and enforce non-discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development

#SDT165IN - substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all its forms

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The Member State-led Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) released their final report on 19 July 2014.
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