INTERNATIONAL DEMOCRACY DAY – 15 September 2022
Today is the International Day of Democracy!
Do you know that? Many of the targets of Goal 16 are geared towards protecting democratic institutions, including:
- 16.3 Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all
- 16.5 Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms
- 16.6 Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels
- 16.7 Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels
- 16.10 Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements