SDGs – Philippines

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

Compassion and a strong moral compass is essential to every democratic society. Yet, persecution, injustice and abuse still runs rampant and is tearing at the very fabric of civilization. We must ensure that we have strong institutions, global standards of justice, and a commitment to peace everywhere.

goal 16 in NUMBERs


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 organised 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.


Goal 16 Indicators (Preliminary data from PSA).

goal 16 in action

List of Key Government Programs, Activities, or Projects (PAPs) Contributing to Goal 16.


Support to Local Governmance Program

The SLGP of the DILG seeks to equally assist all muncipalities in having access to basic facilities through needs-based approach by strengthening the Local Development Councils (LDCs) in becoming more capable

Freedom of Information (FOI) Program

Enabled by Executive Order No. 2, s. 2016, the FOI Program of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) is the government’s response to the call for transparency and full public disclosure of

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