Rule of Law

Legal identity for all – including women, children, and other vulnerable groups – is critical for achieving the SDGs. Linking Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) with identity management systems can transform how governments empower and provide for their populations. This compendium brings together good practices from select countries that have made great effort in linking these systems and highlights the resulting benefits. This contributes to SDG 10 and 16.
Held in association with the Ban Ki Moon Center for Global Citizens and hosted by RELX, the discussion focused on the state of human rights around the world. The session also covered the Rule of Law, the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the responsibility of businesses to support and drive initiatives that benefit society.
Advancing SDGs 10 (reduced inequalities) and 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), this video series focusses on the issue of statelessness in Malaysia.
This report showcases the latest transaction patterns, trends and cybercrime threats in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). It is essential reading for anyone involved in cybersecurity, financial crime, digital identity, fraud management and threat detection, advancing SDGs 8 (decent work and economic growth) and 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions).
In this webinar, the UN Global Compact provide an overview of their “2020 Vision” and hear from engaged stakeholders on the importance of peace, justice and strong institutions (goal 16) to sustainable business – not only as the foundation for business responsibilities but also for business success.
Contributing to SDGs 5, 9 and 16, this articles focuses on the need for innovation and development of training protocols for gathering testimonial and forensic evidence in SGBV cases, particularly in low resource environments, such as developing countries, displaced communities, and conflict and post-conflict societies.
Elsevier,

Forensic Science International: Synergy, Volume 1, 2019, Pages 185-203

Linked to SDGs 3, 5, 9 and 16, this article discusses how Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Kenya is highly complex requiring a multi-sectoral approach for comprehensive management.
Anti-corruption head reveals insights on anti-bribery and corruption risk
Supporting goal 10 (reduced inequalities) and goal 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions) Patrick Moulette, Head of the Anti-Corruption Division at the OECD shares how the legislative landscape has changed since countries signed the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention 20 years ago, and the impact it has had on companies’ attitudes towards compliance.
Elsevier,

Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Volume 41, March 2018, Pages 186-197.

Adding to SDG 3 (good health and wellbeing) and 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), fear of crime (FOC) can restrict one’s daily physical and mental activities and reduce quality of life. In order to approach the fear of crime (FOC) on a more individual basis, this paper examines the influence of environmental and individual factors on the FOC.
The study identifies different issues which have resulted in a weak fisheries regulatory framework in Bangladesh and how the legal framework governing the Bangladeshi fisheries sector can be reformed. The study submits that a reformed legal framework could play an instrumental role in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 14 in Bangladesh.

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