African Ombuds Institutes Working for Peace, Security, and Development

| Originally published on IISD SDG Knowledge Hub, 13 October 2022

Though violence and war dominate today’s headlines, many people around the world are tirelessly working for peace, security, and development. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development provides a framework to align such efforts with others and create synergies. Today, on International Ombuds Day, we mark the contributions of African ombuds institutes to the achievement of the SDGs, promotion of peace and security, and provision of justice for all.

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Maaike de Langen

Working for people-centered justice and a responsive rule of law, writing and thinking about a better UN, hopeful multilateralism and everything ombuds.