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Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

In September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.
Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

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  • [New] Countries, financial institutions, and investors hold trillions of dollars in Treasury bonds that could plummet in value if the U.S. is unable to stay solvent. The Hill
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  • [New] We hope that the new political dispensation will work for peace and security in Afghanistan and address its people's humanitarian needs. Radio Pakistan
  • [New] With the introduction of the fourth and final stage of Open Banking, Brazilian financial services institutions will be sharing a set of information that goes beyond traditional banking products and services. ZDNet
  • [New] Roughly 17 million health care workers employed by hospitals and other institutions that accept Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement will face strict new vaccination requirements, as will federal contractors and most federal workers. The New York Times
  • [New] The White House plans to put tough financial pressures on federal contractors to get their workers immunized, as well as the more than 17 million Americans who work in hospitals and other institutions receiving Medicare and Medicaid funding. Medical Xpress
  • [New] There have been indicators some traders might be steering a bit extra money out of shares, as Financial institution of America's Move Present reported that $15.2 billion was allotted to money within the newest week, the most important inflow in 5 weeks.
  • [New] Requiring all cargo trucks to be electric 15 years ahead of state goals will demolish the commercial viability of the port and institute a competitive advantage for every other west coast port that San Diego is competing against. Environment
  • [New] Africa continued to face vulnerabilities that threatened its peace and security, among which was terrorism and violent extremism. Department of Economic and Social Affairs
  • [New] G7 Interior and Security Ministers recognise that corruption and illicit finance drain public resources, but also leach trust in democratic institutions and threaten the stability and security of societies. GOV.UK
  • [New] In today's economic circumstances, for Chinese banks and power sector investors, cooperation with multilateral and host country development finance institutions might offer better policy coordination and risk management for renewable energy projects. China Dialogue
  • Afghanistan's neighboring countries will stand united with the Afghan people, support Afghanistan's sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity, and stay committed to helping Afghanistan achieve peace, security, national reconciliation, stability and development. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the People's Republic of China
  • The Australian entities most likely to be publicly supportive of action on climate change tended to be financial institutions at risk of losing money on stranded assets or natural disasters. The Guardian
  • No banks or financial institutions in either country is currently willing to take the risk of processing financial transactions with Iranian entities due to fears of US retribution. Asia Times
  • Pakistan hoped that the new political dispensation will ensure coordinated efforts for peace, security and stability in Afghanistan as well as work towards taking care of the humanitarian and development needs of the Afghan people. The Express Tribune

Last updated: 19 September 2021