Oslo Governance and Peacebuilding Dialogues: Measuring Goal 16 - Promoting Peaceful and Inclusive Societies
The first Oslo Governance and Peacebuilding Dialogue on “Measuring Goal 16: promoting peaceful and inclusive societies” hosted two presentations illustrating different approaches to measuring Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16: through official statistics gathered by National Statistics Offices (NSOs) and through expert assessment by international bodies. The presentations focused on sharing experiences from existing governance measurement initiatives, and their contribution to creating stable, safe, inclusive and peaceful societies. It explored the advantages and disadvantages of these different approaches to measurement, while assessing the contributions to countries in transition. Discussants and contributions from the floor contributed to the vibrant debate.