16 Oct '15, 8am

Sustainable Development Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies

This story first appeared on the blog of Corporate Citizenship , a global business consultancy specializing in sustainability and corporate responsibility. Its series of articles about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals is running here . The inclusion of a goal to promote peaceful and inclusive societies in the new post-2015 development agenda marks the significant awareness that peace and security is critical for poverty eradication and sustainable development. However, concerns have been raised over how to measure progress toward such a goal and how to translate universal targets and indicators at the national level. With the highest number of targets, 10, and the lowest number of means of implementation , just two, is SDG No. 16: The pursuit of peace, justice and good governance, destined to remain the stuff of idealistic hopes and Miss Universe aspirations? Or is the...

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