Preserving law and order

Strengthening rule of law
Preserving rule of law
The rule of law has been a critical civilizing influence in every free society. It distinguishes a democratic from a tyrannical society; it secures liberty and justice against repression; it elevates equality above dominion; it empowers the weak against the unjust claims of the strong. Its restraints, no less than the moral precepts it asserts, are essential to the well-being of society, both collectively and to individuals within it.
Constrained by:
Fomenting lawlessness
Facilitated by:
Advocating global security
Type Classification:
C: Cross-sectoral strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions