On December 8, 2021, Chandler Foundation Director of Social Investment Leslie Tsai moderated a session entitled "SDG 16: Catalyzing and Building Strong Institutions" at the Global Washington 2021 Goalmakers Annual Conference. The Goalmakers Annual Conference convenes leaders from across global development, philanthropy, and private and public institutions who are working to advance the Sustainable Development Goals.
"SDG 16: Catalyzing and Building Strong Institutions" featured Former President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, President and CEO of the Packard Foundation, Nancy Lindborg, and Executive Director of World Justice Project, Betsy Andersen.
Panelists unpacked the meaning of "strong institutions" within the broader goals of SDG 16. They discussed the qualities and policies that set some governments above others, considered how to measure the quality of governments and institutions, and examined how civil society and philanthropy can work together with governments to achieve SDG 16.
Watcha recording of the session below.