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


Inspiration Targets

CZECH INSPIRATION:

D21 – project: PB at schools by D21

Two Zambian schools had an opportunity to try participative budgeting (PB). Students from Kitwe tested a model which was successfully launched by D21 in Czechia. The goal of PB is to teach basic democratic principles to the youngest generation. Coordinators consulted each phase with D21 to ensure that the outcome suits the local conditions. Schools in Kitwe are known for low economic status of its students and a high number of students in class, eighty on average.

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SDG 16 AMBASSADOR



Lenka Bradáčová

Attorney general and most influential woman in Czechia

Lenka Bradáčová

Attorney general and most influential woman in Czechia

Karel Janeček

Mathematician, entrepreneur and anti-corruption activist

GLOBAL INSPIRATION:

MasterCard

MasterCard in cooperation with Nigerian government launched an electronic ID card which made it possible for 13 million Nigerians to make electronic payments. After the pilot programme, NIMC plans to launch over 100 million cards for 170 million people living in Nigeria. This makes it the largest launch of electronic payment solutions in the country and widest reaching programme for financial inclusion in Africa.

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Turkcell

Turkcell provides a free app called Hello Hope which helps refugees with faster and more successful integration in the Turkish society and thus reduces inequalities. The app uses flash cards, immediate translation services and it provides information on the access to public services such as health care and education.

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Bitfury

Bitfury together with Georgian government launched a private block system based on the Bitcoin Blockchain security. It will ensure secure, transparent transactions. It is the first time when a national government uses Bitcoin Blockchain to secure and check official transactions, making them safer.

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TARGETS

Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere

End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children

Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all

By 2030, significantly reduce illicit financial and arms flows, strengthen the recovery and return of stolen assets and combat all forms of organized crime

Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms

Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels

Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels

Broaden and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the institutions of global governance

By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration

Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements

Strengthen relevant national institutions, including through international cooperation, for building capacity at all levels, in particular in developing countries, to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime

Promote and enforce non-discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development

TIPS:

Use your voting rights and choose the representatives of your country or local community.

Speak up in public! Ask your local and national representatives to join planet-friendly initiatives. You can express your support of the Pařížské dohodě and demand your country’s ratification if it is not yet in place.

Be informed. Follow local news and be aware of current events and the Global Goals at @GlobalGoalsUN.

Tell us more about your own ways of supporting the global goals: use the #SDGs and #GlobalGoals hashtags on social media.

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