Promoting peaceful and inclusive societies

The Addis Ababa Action Agenda commits to promote peaceful and inclusive societies and to build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels to enable the effective, efficient and transparent mobilization and use of resources.

Specifically, the Addis Agenda:

  • Reaffirms the importance of peaceful and inclusive societies
  • Stresses the need to build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
  • Recognizes that good governance, rule of law, human rights, fundamental freedoms, equal access to fair justice systems are integral to efforts
  • Recognizes measures to combat corruption and curb illicit financial flows as integral
  • Commits to promoting and enforcing nondiscriminatory laws



See monitoring under Domestic Public Resources (illicit financial flowsnational control mechanisms, transparency, non-discrimination and procurement) and Addressing System Issues (promoting safe migrationcombating transnational crime)


Relevant SDG indicator 

16.1.1 Number of victims of intentional homicide per 100,000 population, by sex and age

16.2.1 Proportion of children aged 1-17 years who experienced any physical punishment and/or psychological aggression by caregivers in the past month

16.2.2 Number of victims of human trafficking per 100,000 population, by sex, age and form of exploitation

16.2.3 Proportion of young women and men aged 18‑29 years who experienced sexual violence by age 18

16.6.1 Primary government expenditures as a proportion of original approved budget, by sector (or by budget codes or similar)

16.6.2 Proportion of the population satisfied with their last experience of public services

16.7.1 Proportions of positions (by sex, age, persons with disabilities and population groups) in public institutions (national and local legislatures, public service, and judiciary) compared to national distributions

16.7.2 Proportion of population who believe decision-making is inclusive and responsive, by sex, age, disability and population group

16.a.1 Existence of independent national human rights institutions in compliance with the Paris Principles