Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Sustainable Development Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Click on the case studies below to find out what programs, projects and policies are being implemented in cities around the globe to accomplish Goal 16.

Learn more about the targets and indicators of SDG 16 at UN Sustainbale Development Knowledge Platform.

Case studies

202 case studies available.

Cities without Hunger – community gardens
Award
São Paulo, Brazil

Cities without Hunger – community gardens

The project’s objective is to implement a farming nucleus and satellite agricultural sites to generate urban jobs and skill-building.

City Development Strategy for Sustainable Development - Phase II
Alexandria, Egypt

City Development Strategy for Sustainable Devel...

Local economic development, participatory urban upgrading and environmental rehabilitation are the three pillars of the strategy

Activation of an urban open space through citizen participation
Berlin, Germany

Activation of an urban open space through citiz...

The project "Tempelhofer Freiheit" aims to establish a diverse combination of reuses of the former Berlin Tempelhof airport.

Detroit Youth Violence Prevention Strategy
Detroit, United States

Detroit Youth Violence Prevention Strategy

The Youth Violence Prevention plan brought together stakeholders to draft a multi-faceted strategy.

Participation for Neighborhood Improvement and Co-existence
Heredia, Costa Rica

Participation for Neighborhood Improvement and ...

This project aims towards neighborhood improvement by combining upgrading of public space with capacity building.

City Development Strategy Peshawar
Peshawar, Pakistan

City Development Strategy Peshawar

The strategy aimed at improving governance to foster sustainable urban development in a context of weak institutional capacities.

Growing Vine Street
Seattle, United States

Growing Vine Street

The Growing Vine Street project is a laboratory for green solutions within an urban design context and integrative governance approach.

One Less Nuclear Power Plant
Seoul , South Korea

One Less Nuclear Power Plant

The initiative aims at reducing energy consumption and increasing renewable energy production to compensate for one nuclear power plant

Ger-area Upgrading Strategy and Investment Plan for Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Ger-area Upgrading Strategy and Investment Plan...

The objective is to shift from a central planning paradigm to an approach which reflects economic realities for development investment.