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

Compassion and a strong moral compass is essential to every democratic society. Yet, persecution, injustice and abuse still runs rampant and is tearing at the very fabric of civilization. We must ensure that we have strong institutions, global standards of justice, and a commitment to peace everywhere.

Global Employers That Focus on Goal 16


United Nations

Promotes international cooperation and aims to maintain peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, and achieve international cooperation in solving economic, social, cultural, and humanitarian issues.


United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO focuses on building inclusive knowledge societies and promoting the value of education, culture, and communication for sustainable development and global peace.


United Nations Development Program

UNDP works to eradicate poverty, reduce inequalities, and build resilient institutions to achieve sustainable development. It places a strong emphasis on promoting peaceful and inclusive societies.


World Bank Group

Provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries focusing on building effective and inclusive institutions to promote sustainable development.


Amnesty International

Works to promote justice, inclusivity, and accountability while addressing issues such as discrimination and injustice globally.


International Court of Justice

As the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, the ICJ settles legal disputes between states and gives advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it. Its role contributes to the peaceful resolution of international conflicts.


International Criminal Court

Prosecutes individuals for the most serious crimes, including genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, contributing to the establishment of justice and accountability.


Transparency International

Combats corruption globally by promoting transparency, accountability, and integrity to building effective and accountable institutions.


Global Peace Foundation

Promotes peacebuilding by fostering a values-based approach to peace and development, emphasizing the importance of inclusive societies and collaboration among diverse stakeholders.


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Conducts research and advocacy to advance the cause of peace and international cooperation by addressing global challenges and promoting inclusive and accountable governance.


Find a Goal 16 charity you want to support. Any donation, big or small, makes a difference!

Vote! Take advantage of your right to elect the leaders in your country and local community.

Speak up! Ask your local and national authorities to only engage in initiatives that don’t harm people or the planet.

Know your rights. In order to access justice, it is important to know what you and other citizens are entitled to.

Support Choose Love and buy essential supplies for refugees and displaced people across the world in the name of a loved one.

Help Ukrainian and Palestinian women and girls via UN Women that works to address the needs of women and girls.

If you are committed to peace, justice and strong institutions run for public office so you can have a real influence.

Stay informed. Follow your local news and stay in touch with the Global Goals online or on social media at @TheGlobalGoals.

Goal 16 Targets
Under each target, you'll find employers, organizations and learning pathways.
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