This edition of the Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG 16) Info Digest brings information on COVID-19 and SDG16. The feature article is on the newly launched COVID-19 and SDG 16 page available on the SDG 16 Hub, which contains updated resources and information related to COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on peace, justice and inclusion. Also included in this edition are highlights from this year’s High-Level Political Forum, following up on the 2030 Agenda, and whose theme was "Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development". Here you will also find information on a number of new projects and initiatives, recent and upcoming events, as well as new tools and resources on SDG 16.

The Info digest provides updates on SDG 16 related events and activities, within the UN System and outside. It also brings information about resources such as publications, articles, blogs, tools, platforms, and upcoming events. We invite you to share any SDG 16 related information or resource that you would like to see featured in future editions of this digest with Aseem Andrews at