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Nov. 25, 2020

SDG 16 Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions


Sustainable Development Goal 16 aims to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable, and inclusive institutions at all levels.
Every day, 100 civilians are killed in armed conflicts despite protections under international law. With the COVID-19 pandemic, implications of the virus further threaten global peace and security.

Despite this threat, progress has been made. So far, 127 countries have adopted right-to-information or freedom-of-information laws. Plus, the global homicide rate has slowly declined.
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