Forus/ADA side event on Goal 16+: Realizing the potential of Goal 16 to promote and protect civic space
Webinar Wednesday July 15th, 2020 (7:00-8:30 EST)

Description : This side event covers the first transformative entry area of the 2030 Agenda- :‘human wellbeing and capabilities”. Participants will exchange experiences, success stories, obstacles, and opportunities to address gaps in the production and usage of data to monitor SDG16+. They will also explore opportunities for collaboration, in particular around citizen-led and generated data which should be recognized by governments

Participants will be introduced to online tools to facilitate data collection on groups traditionally left behind (specifically on indigenous peoples) and improve the monitoring of SDG 16+ targets with big data gaps, such as SDG 4.7 (Human Rights Education)

This side event will include the launch of Forus Goal 16 report: "Realizing the potential of Goal 16 to promote and protect civic space"

Co-organizers: Forus, The Global Alliance for Reporting Progress on Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, the Danish Institute of Human Rights, the  Asia Development Alliance, the Nepal NGO Federation . UNESCAP, the TAP Network, the Permanent Secretariat of the Community of Democracies