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Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

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Target 16.1

Target 16.1

Reduce Violence Everywhere

Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere.

Target 16.2

Target 16.2

Protect Children from Abuse, Exploitation, Trafficking and Violence

End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children.

Target 16.3

Target 16.3

Promote the Rule of Law And Ensure Equal Access to Justice

Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all.

Target 16.4

Target 16.4

Combat Organized Crime and Illicit Financial and Arms Flows

By 2030, significantly reduce illicit financial and arms flows, strengthen the recovery and return of stolen assets and combat all forms of organized crime.

Target 16.5

Target 16.5

Substantially Reduce Corruption and Bribery

Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms.

Target 16.6

Target 16.6

Develop Effective, Accountable and Transparent Institutions

Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels.

Target 16.7

Target 16.7

Ensure Responsive, Inclusive and Representative Decision-Making

Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels.

Target 16.8

Target 16.8

Strengthen the Participation in Global Governance

Broaden and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the institutions of global governance.

Target 16.9

Target 16.9

Provide Universal Legal Identity

By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration.

Target 16.10

Target 16.10

Ensure Public Access to Information and Protect Fundamental Freedoms

Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements.

Target 16.A

Target 16.A

Strengthen National Institutions to Prevent Violence and Combat Terrorism and Crime

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.

Target 16.B

Target 16.B

Promote and Enforce Non-Discriminatory Laws and Policies

Promote and enforce non-discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development.