In the new blog series Global Alliance Dispatches, the Global Alliance and its partners shine the spotlight on some of today's most pressing challenges and untapped opportunities for the achievement of peaceful, just and inclusive societies. With the review of SDG16 at HLPF around the corner, the series revisits key findings of the 2019 seminal report Enabling the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda Through SDG 16+: Anchoring Peace, Justice and Inclusion and explores what the development community has learned and how it has evolved over the last two years on reporting, monitoring and implementation of SDG16 on the ground.
Reliable, verified and universally accessible information can help save lives and build strong, resilient societies. Although the pandemic has revealed and exacerbated a host of threats to the free access of information – and those who provide it – many stakeholders are pushing back. In the third Global Alliance Dispatch, the Global Alliance and UNESCO shine the spotlight on how Access to Information Must not Become a Casualty of the Pandemic.
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