We received over 150 submissions from civil society around the world, including from Colombia, Nepal, Zambia, Central African Republic, UK, Brazil, El Salvador and Lebanon. Our Voices of SDG16+ finalists are:
The Kesho Alliance
Kesho Alliance is a non-profit that advocates for quality education in Garissa, Kenya.
Women in Alternative Action
Women in Alternative Action (WAA) Cameroon is a NGO working to promote human rights and peace in the Central African region.
Afghans for Progressive Thinking
Afghans for Progressive Thinking (APT) is the largest youth-led national organization that works towards a just, peaceful, and inclusive society in Afghanistan.
Women's Justice Initiative
Women’s Justice Initiative (WJI) improves the lives of indigenous Guatemalan women and girls through education, access to legal services, and gender-based violence prevention.
Global Sunrise Project
The Global Sunrise Project is a social enterprise which creates positive impact media.
Youth Without Borders
Center for Policy Analysis
Center for Peace Education Miriam College
The Center for Peace Education (CPE) is an advocacy center of Miriam College in Quezon City, Philippines. CPE’s mission is to promote a culture of peace based on the values of human dignity and the active rejection of violence in all its forms.
Civil Society Coalition on Sustainable Development (CSCSD) Nigeria is a network of almost 2000 non-governmental organizations, community and faith-based organizations, and professional associations based in Nigeria.
Nagarik Aawaz (NA) is a peacebuilding organization which believes in bringing everyday peace through the lens of care, by contributing to the energy of women and youth and helping people live with dignity and justice.
Chai Ki Dukaan
Chai Ki Dukaan is a digital peacebuilding public space for socializing between India and Pakistan. Co-founded in 2019, by two friends Ramsha Baluch and Rudrani Dasgupta from Karachi and Kolkata respectively.
Alternative to Violence Project Uganda
AVP is a grassroots peacebuilding organisation with the fundamental objectives of affirmation, cooperation, communication, conflict resolution and community building.
The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders’ (GNWP) Young Women+ for Peace and Leadership (YW+PL) Program enhances the leadership potential and peacebuilding skills of young women in conflict-affected environments and humanitarian situations.