Justice 2015 Update: How Goal 16 is Already Having an Impact

Originally published at: http://namati.org/news/justice2015goal16impact/
Over the last two years more than 300 organizations in the Global Legal Empowerment Network have campaigned for justice targets to be included in the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Their advocacy has been at both the international and the national level, with high-level political meetings, OpEds, open letters, campaign days and media events pushing the case for justice in the future of the development framework. Network members and campaigners have identified five measurable priorities: access to legal services; access to information; participation in the delivery of basic services; legal identity; and rights to land and property. The campaign has borne fruit.…

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@paulmccann That’s a big victory but the challenge is now how to bring the larger community to come on board to contribute to the discussion on the measurement of the goal 16 and the coming up with the national action plan. The struggle continues…

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