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2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will be the foundation for development over the next 15 years. Given that accountable governance is a linchpin of development, the TAP Network is working to ensure accountable governance is part of the SDGs with mechanisms for transparent, accountable and citizen-inclusive implementation and monitoring of the overall 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development framework. Through our joint advocacy with civil society organizations, we hope to draft common position papers and statements that will influence the discussions around Goal 16 which will be accessible on this site.

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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

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