Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG 16) is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations in 2015. The official wording of SDG 16 is: “Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.” SDG 16 is essential for sustainable development. Peace and justice are essential for economic growth, social development, and environmental protection. Achieving SDG 16 means creating a world where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential, and live together in peace and security.
This hub is a clearinghouse for research on UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, published across Springer Nature. It features selected research from Springer Nature's journals, special issues, and cross-journal article collections, as well as selected books and book chapters. The curated research covers topics including peacebuilding, conflict resolution, human rights, justice, and more.