Global Civil Society & the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies

Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions

The threats of international homicide, violence against children, human trafficking and sexual violence are important to address to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development. They pave the way for the provision of access to justice for all and for building effective, accountable institutions at all levels.

While homicide and trafficking cases have seen significant progress over the past decade, there are still thousands of people at greater risk of intentional murder within Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and around Asia. Children’s rights violations through aggression and sexual violence continue to plague many countries around the world, especially as under-reporting and lack of data aggravate the problem.

To tackle these challenges and build a more peaceful, inclusive societies, there needs to be more efficient and transparent regulations put in place and comprehensive, realistic government budgets. One of the first steps towards protecting individual rights is the implementation of worldwide birth registration and the creation of more independent national human rights institutions around the world.

Name Acronym Founded City HQ Country/Territory HQ Type I Type II Type III

Swiss Refugee Council

1936 Bern Switzerland G Humanitarian Organizations

Swiss Society of International law

1914 Zurich Switzerland G Institutes

swissinfo - Swiss Radio International

SRI 1935 Bern Switzerland G g IGOs


1988 Bern Switzerland G f Foundations, Institutes

Syracuse Peace Council

1936 Syracuse NY USA N

System of Cooperation among the American Air Forces

1961 Tucson AZ USA D g IGOs

Tactical Technology Collective

2003 Berlin Germany F Human Rights Organizations

Taipei Overseas Peace Service

TOPS 1994 Taipei Taiwan G

Taiwan Alliance in International Development

Taiwan AID 2004 Taipei Taiwan G y Humanitarian Organizations, International Federations

Taiwan Foundation for Democracy

TFD Taipei Taiwan G f Foundations

Taizé Community

1940 Taizé France R Religious Orders

Talloires Network

2005 Medford MA USA F

Tami Steinmetz Centre for Peace Research, Tel Aviv

1992 Tel Aviv Israel G

Tampere Convention on the Provision of Telecommunication Resources for Disaster Mitigation and Relief Operations

1998 Geneva Switzerland T g Treaties, IGOs

Tampere Peace Research Institute

TAPRI 1969 Tampere Finland G j Institutes

TASH - Working in Partnership with Disability Advocates Worldwide

1975 Washington DC USA N Human Rights Organizations

Task Force on Organized Crime in the Baltic Sea Region

Tallinn Estonia F g IGOs

Tax Justice Network

TJN 2003 Chesham UK F International Federations

Tax Justice Network-Africa

TJN-A 2007 Nairobi Kenya F y International Federations

TeamWork International

Kissimmee FL USA N

TechSoup Global

1987 San Francisco CA USA F

Telecommunications Treaty

1966 T g Treaties, IGOs

Telegraph Convention

1912 T g Treaties, IGOs

Telegraph Convention, 1858

1858 T g Treaties, IGOs

Telegraph Convention, 1871

1871 T g Treaties, IGOs

Temporary Agreement Concerning the Registration and Disbanding of Sailors at Memel and Danzig

1922 T g Treaties, IGOs

Temporary Agreement for the Regulation of the Fisheries in Waters Contiguous to the Northern Coasts of the Territory of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

1930 T g Treaties, IGOs

Teresian Association

1911 Rome Italy R Religious Orders

Terra Madre Foundation

Bra Italy F f Foundations

Terra Renaissance

Kyoto Japan G


1981 Berlin Germany F Human Rights Organizations

Terre des Hommes International Federation

TDHIF 1966 Geneva Switzerland F Human Rights Organizations

Tetworld Center for Peace, Earth Observatory and Global Gaming Complex

San Ysidro CA USA N

The Access Initiative

TAI 1999 Washington DC USA F

The B Team

2013 F v

The Bridge: Jewish and Arab Women for Peace in the Middle East

1975 Haifa Israel K v

The Carter Center

1982 Atlanta GA USA G Human Rights Organizations

The Century Foundation

1919 New York NY USA G f Foundations

The Conference Board

1916 New York NY USA G

The Elders Foundation

2007 London UK F vf Foundations

The European Law Students' Association

ELSA 1981 Brussels Belgium D

The Hague Academy Centre for Studies and Research in International Law and International Relations

1957 The Hague Netherlands G Institutes

The Hague Academy of International Law

1923 The Hague Netherlands G

The Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs

1925 T g Treaties, IGOs

The Hague Conference on Private International Law

HCCH 1955 The Hague Netherlands F gy International Federations, IGOs

The Hague Institute for Global Justice

The Hague Institute 2011 The Hague Netherlands G Institutes

The Hague Process on Refugees and Migration

THP Foundation 2000 The Hague Netherlands F f Foundations

The Hundred to continue Living/For World Disarmament and Peace

1984 G

The Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre

Iclif 2003 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia G

The International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism

IMADR 1988 Tokyo Japan F Human Rights Organizations