WFUNA launched the 16+ Forum in April 2016 to engage Member States, civil society organizations, UN agencies and other stakeholders on issues related to the 'peaceful, just and inclusive societies’ theme of the 2030 Agenda.
The inclusion of Goal 16 is one of the innovative aspects of the new development framework. The 16+ Forum provides an avenue to sustain attention on efforts to ensure Goal 16 and related issues remain in focus throughout the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
The 16+ Forum provides multistakeholder participants the opportunity to strengthen global efforts to communicate, implement, and monitor activities related to Goal 16 and the 2030 Agenda.
Additionally, the 16+ Forum will continue to explore interlinkages between Goal 16 and other SDGs, as well as connections with other related priorities throughout the United Nations System.
Learning from best practices, innovative efforts, and success stories, the 16+ Forum is a knowledge-sharing space for the community of interested actors.
- Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations
- Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations
- Permanent Mission of Georgia to the United Nations
- Permanent Mission of Guatemala to the United Nations
- Permanent Mission of Sierra Leone to the United Nations
- Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations
- Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations
- Permanent Mission of Timor Leste to the United Nations
- Permanent Mission of Tunisia to the United Nations
Interlinkages across Goal 16 and the 2030 Agenda
Wednesday, 20 April, 8:30am - 10am, UN Church Center, New York
Hosted by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the UN
Goal 16: One Year On
Friday, September 23, 1:15pm - 2:30pm, CR8, UNHQ, New York
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A forum to examine the role of Goal 16 in the 2030 Agenda, and interlinkages with other goals and the wider UN System.
For more information about WFUNA's activity on Goal 16-related issues see:
An Evening with UN Secretary General - WFUNA partnered with the NYC Bar Association to co-host "An Evening with His Excellency United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon" centred upon the role of Goal 16 in the 2030 Agenda.
Freedom from Violence - a project with UNA-Armenia, UNA-India, UNA-Rwanda, UNA-South Africa, UNA-Uganda, and UNA-Venezuela.
ACRONYM Vol 3 - Peaceful Societies: An Essential Element of Sustainable Development
Position Paper - on a Goal on Peace in the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
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