We work with UN agencies, civil society and governments to ensure that international commitments to the SDGs – especially to Goal 16 on just, peaceful and inclusive societies and Goal 5 on gender equality – are turned into action at a national and local level. With partners we raise awareness of the SDGs and provide advice to governments on how to implement the goals; we ensure that systems to monitor progress are robust; and we urge governments to adopt approaches that are conducive to peace.
The Agenda prioritises peace, governance and justice woven across its 17 goals and 169 targets.
Voices of SDG16+: Stories of Global Action was a collaborative campaign to bring the work of civil society on SDG16+ to the 2019 High-level Political Forum. Individuals and partners from around the world had the opportunity to submit short videos telling their “stories” of best practices and extraordinary efforts being undertaken towards SDG16+.