SDG16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Enabling the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda Through SDG 16+: Anchoring Peace, Justice and Inclusion

This report, of the Global Alliance, Enabling the implementation of the 2030 Agenda through SDG16+: Anchoring peace, justice and inclusion provides an overview of country level actions and progress on SDG 16+ across different regions and development contexts and highlights key trends and findings on SDG 16+ implementation globally. The report has been informed by a series of regional multi-stakeholder consultations on SDG 16+, 25 country case studies and draws from evidence of recent research and analysis across SDG 16+ targets. 

SDG 16 Hub Community

The SDG 16 Hub was launched in response to an increasing demand for structured and centralised information on SDG 16 and the desire for meaningful and impactful collaboration opportunities. The SDG 16 Hub is not a corporate website, but a hub designed to allow all stakeholders with an interest in SDG 16 to learn about the key pillars related to SDG 16, share knowledge, and collaborate. It includes resources on SDG16 that are produced by UN agencies, governments, other stakeholders as well as multi-stakeholder initiatives.

ILO Communities of Practice in the Asia-Pacific

The ILO sponsors a number of Communities of Practice (CoP) in Asia Pacific to help ILO constituents, donors, partners and others interested in the themes share problems or issues, and access knowledge, expertise and solutions. The CoPs offer cost efficient ways of working, minimize barriers created by geography and time, and provide a collaborative workspace for those with a specialist interest to deliver information, learn and exchange views. The CoPs include: Green Jobs, Industrial Relations, Migration ,Youth Employment, Skills and Employability, and Forced Labour.

SDG Pulse 2020

In 2015, the United Nations launched the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and corresponding SDGs. To support this programme a Global Indicator Framework was adopted by the United Nations Statistical Commission in March 2017 and subsequently by the UN General Assembly in July 2017. That framework comprises 232 statistical indicators designed to measure the 17 goals and their respective 169 targets.

Law’s Dynamic Effects: The Case of South Africa

This project investigates the implementation and operation of the National Minimum Wage Act, 9 of 2018 through a qualitative small-scale study of the domestic work and garment sectors in South Africa. The broad research aims are to understand how labour laws apply in informal workplace settings (or spaces where labour law does not commonly operate), and the processes and strategies used by workers and other relevant stakeholders in achieving improved working conditions.

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Peace Education: Learning Peace and Compassion from Nature for a Sustainable Future

Nature Provides us with examples of peace, love and compassion which could be an inspiration for peace education. This workshop is an open platform for discussing the inspiration of peace from nature and leveraging it for Education.

Peace education workshop brings dialogue at its core for appreciating and understanding the importance of harnessing this powerful mantra for a sustainable future. 

The workshop would be useful for anyone interested or connected with the peace,education and sustainability sector. 

Realising the potential of Goal 16 of the 2030 Agenda to promote and protect Civic Space

In 2015, when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the 2030 Agenda, it did so in a resolution entitled “Transforming our World”. The resolution reflected the depth and breadth of the ambitions that were encapsulated in the agenda. Governments went further in the Preamble to the resolution by declaring that they were “determined to take the bold and transformative steps which are urgently needed to shift the world onto a sustainable and resilient path.”