SDG 16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

What is SDG 16?

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 is dedicated to promoting peaceful and inclusive societies, providing access to justice for all, and building effective, accountable, and inclusive institutions at all levels. The United Nations aims to reduce violence, ensure equal access to justice, and promote the rule of law.

The United Nations’ Objective

The United Nations envisions a world where societies are free from violence, where justice is accessible to all individuals, and where institutions are transparent, accountable, and inclusive. SDG 16 addresses the need for promoting peaceful coexistence, ensuring access to justice, and building strong institutions to support sustainable development.

Near East University's Commitment

Our university is deeply committed to the principles of SDG 16. We recognize the critical role that education, research, and advocacy play in promoting peace, justice, and the development of strong institutions. Our academic community actively engages in initiatives that raise awareness about human rights, conduct research on conflict resolution, and advocate for policies that contribute to peace and justice.

Contributions of Universities

Universities play a crucial role in achieving SDG 16 by educating the next generation of leaders on the importance of peace and justice, conducting research on conflict resolution, and promoting the rule of law. Our university actively collaborates with human rights organizations, governmental bodies, and community stakeholders to develop and implement strategies for building strong and inclusive institutions. By empowering individuals with knowledge and advocating for justice, we contribute to the global effort to promote peace, justice, and strong institutions.

How You Can Contribute

As a member of our university community, you can contribute to SDG 16 by participating in peace-building initiatives, promoting human rights awareness, and advocating for justice in your community. Together, we can create a university environment that actively works towards a world with peace, justice, and strong institutions for everyone.