SDG16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Stories/Blogs under the Framework of the Humans of MY World Initiative

The Humans of MY World (HOMY) initiative showcases personal testimonies from around the world on why the SDGs matter to people and their communities. Inspired by “Humans of New York”, HOMY reveals the individual impact in achieving the SDGs. To learn more, click here

Below is a collection of select stories and blogs from the framework of HOMY. 

e-Consultation on priority areas for action from the draft SDG 16+ Report now open!

Welcome to this -e-Consultation! This consultation is open from 30 April - 10 May 2019. Contributions can be made by anyone by registering and using the comment space at the bottom of this page. Please note that all contributions are publicly visible.This process ensures the integrity, transparency and inclusiveness of this discussion.

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Decade in Asia and the Pacific

CRVS systems play a key role in monitoring and facilitating progress towards the SDGs. As the best source of continuous and up to date information on birth, death, health and population statistics, CRVS is needed to measure a wide range of population-based SDG targets. Legal documentation provided by civil registration systems helps to reduce trafficking, statelessness, sexual exploitation and child marriage. Improving CRVS is also an SDG objective in its own right and is covered by Goals 16.9 and 17.19.

Thailand’s #Educate4Sustainability effort safeguards intangible cultural heritage by strengthening local communities

Organisational Background

Since 1961, UNESCO Bangkok has had a dual role as both the Regional Bureau for Education and as a Cluster Office in Asia-Pacific.

As a Regional Bureau for Education, UNESCO Bangkok provides technical expertise and assistance and serves advisory, knowledge production and sharing, monitoring and evaluation functions to assist Asia-Pacific Member States and other UNESCO field offices and antenna office in the area of education.