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

Triple Alliance Treaty, 1882

1882 T g Treaties, IGOs

Triple Entente Treaty, 1907

1907 T g Treaties, IGOs

Trocaire - Catholic Agency for World Development

1973 Kildare Ireland G v Humanitarian Organizations

Truce International

2003 London UK N

Trust Fund for the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals

UNEP/CMS Trust Fund Nairobi Kenya K gf Funds, Foundations, IGOs

TV5MONDE Afrique

1992 Paris France K g IGOs

UCLA Globalization Research Centre of Africa

GRCA Los Angeles CA USA G

UCODEP

Arezzo Italy G Humanitarian Organizations

UCSJ - Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union

1970 Washington DC USA G Human Rights Organizations, Alumni and Veterans

UHAI EASHRI - East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative

UHAI 2009 J

Ukrainian Centre for International Security Studies

UCISS 1991 Kiev Ukraine G

UMTAPO Centre - Peace Education Centre

1986 Durban South Africa G

Umut Foundation

1993 Istanbul Turkey G f Foundations

UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo

UNMIK 1999 Pristina Kosovo E g United Nations Bodies, Humanitarian Organizations, Human Rights Organizations, NATO Bod

UN Women for Peace Association

UNWFPA 2008 New York NY USA E United Nations Bodies

UNANIMA International

2002 New York NY USA F y Humanitarian Organizations, United Nations Bodies, International Federations

UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules

1976 Vienna Austria T g Treaties, IGOs

UNCITRAL Conciliation Rules

1980 Vienna Austria T g Treaties, IGOs

UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-border Insolvency

1997 Vienna Austria T g Treaties, IGOs

UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce

1996 Vienna Austria T g Treaties, IGOs

UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures

2001 Vienna Austria T g Treaties, IGOs

UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration

1985 Vienna Austria T g Treaties, IGOs

UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation

2002 Vienna Austria T g Treaties, IGOs

UNCITRAL Model Law on International Credit Transfers

1992 Vienna Austria T g Treaties, IGOs

UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods and Construction

1993 Vienna Austria T g Treaties, IGOs

UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services

1994 Vienna Austria T g Treaties, IGOs

UNDP International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth

IPC-IG 2002 Brasilia Brazil E g IGOs

UNDP Oslo Governance Centre

OGC 2002 Oslo Norway E

Undugu Group

S gc Conference Series, IGOs

UNECA Staff Union

Addis Ababa Ethiopia E v Human Rights Organizations, Staff Associations

UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Communication and Information

1948 Delhi India E g UNESCO Bodies, Human Rights Organizations, IGOs

UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science

Dundee UK G UNESCO Bodies

UNESCO Centre for Women and Peace in the Balkan Countries

Thessaloniki Greece E g UNESCO Bodies, IGOs

UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean

1978 Caracas Venezuela E gj Institutes, UNESCO Bodies, IGOs

UNESCO International Research Network on Educational Resources

1992 Braunschweig Germany G UNESCO Bodies

UNESCO Network of Associated Libraries

UNAL 1990 Paris France F y UNESCO Bodies, International Federations, Human Rights Organizations

UNESCO Office for the Pacific States

1984 Apia Samoa E g UNESCO Bodies, IGOs

UNESCO Regional Unit for Social and Human Sciences for the Asia-Pacific Region

RUSHSAP 1974 Bangkok Thailand E g UNESCO Bodies, Human Rights Organizations, IGOs

UNESCO Staff Union

STU 1947 Paris France E v UNESCO Bodies, Trade and Labour Unions, Staff Associations

UNESCO-Hebrew University of Jerusalem International School for Molecular Biology and Microbiology and Science for Peace

UNESCO-HUJ ISMBM 1995 Jerusalem Israel G UNESCO Bodies

UNFCU Foundation

2015 New York NY USA N f United Nations Bodies, Foundations

UNHCR Staff Council

Geneva Switzerland E Human Rights Organizations, Staff Associations

UNIDROIT Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment

Cape Town convention 2001 Rome Italy T g Treaties, IGOs

UNIDROIT Convention on Substantive Rules for Intermediated Securities

Geneva Securities Convention 2009 Rome Italy T g Treaties, IGOs

Unification of the Central American Consular Services at Geneva, Bremen, Vigo, Le Havre and Liverpool

1913 T g Treaties, IGOs

Uniform Rules on Contract Clauses for an Agreed Sum Due Upon Failure of Performance

1983 Vienna Austria T g Treaties, IGOs

Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA

1984 Sydney Australia G Humanitarian Organizations

Unión de Parlamentarios Sudamericanos y del MERCOSUR

UPSM 1999 Buenos Aires Argentina D g IGOs

Union des français de l'étranger

UFE 1927 Paris France N

Union for the International Patent Classification

IPC Union 1975 Geneva Switzerland F g IGOs

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