SDG16.1 promises to “significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere.” For the first time, a quantified target for violence prevention has been placed at the heart of the global development agenda. Seen in its entirety, the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda articulates global ambition to not only address acute manifestations of violence, but also the underlying conditions that enable and perpetuate violence. 
 

Pathfinders’ Grand Challenge to Halve Global Violence recognizes the linkages between different types of violence, and is committed to creating an actionable agenda for policymakers to explore ways to unite around the strategies to halve global violence by 2030 and shaping a new consensus that violence is a preventable epidemic.

A MULTI-DIMENSIONAL APPROACH

To achieve these objectives, Pathfinders has adopted a multi-dimensional approach to unite five major prevention communities:

CAMPAIGNS & MOBILIZATION

Pathfinders mobilizes member states and partners to accelerate action on halving violence through a myriad of platforms:

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ADDITIONAL ANALYSIS

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ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
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Ten Reasons Why We Will Win on SDG16+ in the Next Ten Years

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apt: Torture prevention is an essential part of the sustainable development agenda

Opinion

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World Economic Forum: We can halve most forms of violence by 2030. Here’s how.

Opinion

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A new agenda for peace

Blog

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Peace in Our Cities — Local Steps towards Halving Global Violence

Blog

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Project Syndicate: Fighting Violence with Evidence

Opinion

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