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

Global Network on Local Governance

GNLG Delhi India F

Global NGO Executive Committee

GNEC 1962 Mamaroneck NY E y

Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption

GOPAC 2002 Toronto ON C

Global Panel Foundation

1989 Prague F fv

Global Parliament of Mayors

GPM 2016 The Hague F v

Global Parliamentarians on Habitat

GPH 1987 F

Global Partnership for Emerging Leaders

GPEL 2015 G

Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches

GPRBA 2003 Washington DC USA E gy

Global Peace and Development Service Alliance

GPDSA 2014 J

Global Peace Campaign

GPC Chiba Japan G

Global Peace Development Organization

GPDO Monrovia Liberia G

Global Peace Foundation

GPF 2009 Lanham MD USA F f

Global Peace Foundation

Mill Valley CA USA G f

Global Peace Services USA

GPS-USA 1997 Washington DC USA G

Global Policy Forum

GPF 1993 New York NY USA G

Global Political Trends Center

GPoT 2009 Istanbul Turkey G

Global Privacy Assembly

GPA 1979 Wilmslow UK F c

Global Project Against Hate and Extremism

GPAHE 2020 Montgomery AL G

Global Protection Cluster

GPC 2011 Geneva Switzerland E

Global Public Policy Institute

GPPi 2003 Berlin Germany G j

Global Reconciliation

Prahran VIC Australia F

Global Refugee Leaders Forum

2014 Goma G f

Global Register of Migratory Species

GROMS Atlantida Uruguay G

Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment

The Alliance 2017 C

Global Research and Advocacy Group

GRAG Dakar Senegal D

Global Rights

1978 Abuja Nigeria G

Global Rights Alert

GRA 2007 Kampala Uganda G

Global Rights, Rules and Responsibilities


Global Round Table

GRT 2004 Sterrebeek Belgium J

Global Security Institute

GSI 1999 New York NY USA G j

Global Shapers Community

2011 Cologny Switzerland E

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance

2013 C

Global Society for Ecology and Sound Economy

ECO2TERRA International 1986 Espenau G

Global SOF Foundation

GSF Tampa FL USA N f

Global Solutions Initiative Foundation

2017 Berlin Germany F f

Global Student Forum

GSF Brussels F y

Global Survivors Fund

GSF 2019 Geneva J f

Global Sustainable Technology and Innovation Conference

G-STIC 2017 S c

Global Sustainable Tourism Council

GSTC 2010 Washington DC B y

Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments

Global Taskforce 2013 F y

Global Type III Environmental Product Declarations Network

GEDnet 1999 Stockholm Sweden F

Global Vision Corporation

1992 Geneva Switzerland F

Global Vision for Peace

2003 Los Angeles CA USA N

Global Voices

2011 G

Global Witness

GW 1993 London G

Global Young Academy

GYA 2010 Halle (Saale) Germany F v

Global Young Greens

GYG 2007 Brussels Belgium F

Global Zero

GZ 2008 F


1990 Bonn Germany F


1994 Brussels Belgium F