Discussion: Making SDG16 Work for the Rule of Law & Access to Justice

Discussion: Making SDG16 Work for the Rule of Law & Access to Justice

The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) together with The Hague Institute for Global JusticeThe Carnegie FoundationCordaidCivil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPPS), The Hague University of Applied SciencesHumanity XThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands and Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law will organize a roundtable discussion 'Making SDG16 Work for the Rule of Law and Access to Justice: Measuring Progress in Fragile and Conflict Affected States’ on Thursday September 28th and Friday September 29th September, 2017 at the premises of The Hague Institute for Global Justice and the Institute for Economics & Peace in The Hague. The start of roundtable is right after the public event, on the same topic, at the Peace Palace.

The roundtable discussion is part of the start of a new long-range annual initiative to focus on the rule of law and access to justice components of SDG16, and to bring the Netherlands' extensive expertise and support in these areas to the relevant debates and processes surrounding SDG16 at the global level. Peter van Sluijs, Cordaid Senior Strategist and Coordinator of IDPS/CSO Secretariat will represent the CSPPS in the roundtable discussion. The g7+ Secretariat will be represented by Dr. Helder Da Costa, Secretary General of the g7+ and Mr. Habib Ur Rehman Mayar, Deputy Secretary General of the g7+. Follow the CSPPS on Twitter (@idps_cspps) to keep up with discussions as they happen during the sessions.

Read the recent IEP Report: SDGs 16 Report, a comprehensive global audit of progress on available SDG 16 indicators.

Date:
Thu 28 September 2017
Location:
The Hague, the Netherlands
Start Time:
00:00 AM