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.


99 modules have intended learning outcomes directly relating to this goal, and 7,107 students have the opportunity to choose these modules.


413 articles relating to this goal were published in Scopus between 2013 and 2018, and 8,498 articles were 'cited by' in Scopus.

What we're doing (University activity)

The Leicester Hate Crime Project

The Leicester Hate Crime Project is Britain's biggest-ever study of hate crime victimisation - uncovering new insights into the nature and forms of these acts, and exploring their impact upon victims, families and wider communities.

Leicester Citizens

The University is proud to be a principle partner of Leicester Citizens, a large and diverse alliance of active citizens and leaders from local institutions who are committed to working together for the common good.

Courses/modules relating to the goal