Transparency, Accountability, and Participation (TAP) Network

An international coalition of civil society organizations working towards SDG 16 and the 2030 Agenda

Featured Resources

SDG Accountability Handbook

The SDG Accountability Handbook seeks to support national-level civil society hold their government accountable for commitments made in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the 2030 Agenda), including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Goal 16 Toolkit

The Goal 16 Advocacy Toolkit provides civil society and other nongovernmental stakeholders with guidance on how to engage with their governments and other stakeholders to support the planning, implementation, follow-up and accountability of Goal 16.

Our international coalition is made up of more than 400 civil society organizations

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Featured Engagement Opportunities

The TAP Network’s work is informed by the experiences of CSOs working on SDG 16 implementation, monitoring, and accountability around the globe, and we encourage our Members and Partners to engage with us in the following ways:

Submit a Spotlight Report

To support this important approach to SDG accountability, the TAP Network will collect and showcase civil society spotlight reports.

Host a National Workshop

The TAP Network coordinates capacity-building workshops and trainings at regional, national, and local levels for civil society.

Contribute a Case Study

The TAP Network collects case studies from civil society organizations to help maximize learning opportunities.

A collaborative campaign to bring the work of civil society on SDG16+ to the 2019 HLPF.

Voices of SDG 16+: Stories of Global Action

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About SDG16+

The term ‘SDG16+’ is increasingly used to describe the inter-connected commitments to peace across the 2030 Agenda, and it offers a comprehensive framework to strengthen preventative action on a range of issues.

About the SDGs and 2030 Agenda

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity.

About the HLPF

The High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is the main UN platform dealing with sustainable development. The HLPF 2019 will address the theme, 'Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality'.

Read and Endorse the Rome Declaration

The Rome Declaration is now open for broad endorsements from civil society partners, and we urge civil society to sign on to support this Declaration.