Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

The sixteenth Sustainable Development Goal is to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

We are committed to championing justice, welfare and inclusivity, and investing in research and projects which reflect the interests of our diverse city.


75 modules have intended learning outcomes directly relating to this goal, and 5,159 students have the opportunity to choose these modules.


27 articles relating to this goal were published in Scopus between 2018 and 2022, and 47 articles were 'cited by' in Scopus.

What we're doing (University activity)


The Dignity and Respect at Leicester Framework and associated policy documents outline with clear definitions and examples, what unacceptable behaviours are and the processes in place to address, deal with and report them.


During the Leading the Management of Change: Leadership 4 (MW4013) module, Midwifery and Nursing students evaluate the NHS Leadership Academy Nine Dimensions of Leadership and its strategic approach to the future health care agenda and reflect on their own personal leadership and management skills within this.

Courses/modules relating to the goal

Life Sciences

Science and Engineering

Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

Archaeology and Ancient History

Business - Management



Film Studies

History, Politics and International Relations


Media and Communications

Modern Languages


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