This paper explores the barriers to and opportunities for Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG 16) in fostering peace in Arab states. Examining the region's recurring conflicts, the analysis emphasises the need for peace-centered sustainable development. The paper identifies the main challenges facing the implementation of SDG 16 and offers strategic opportunities for overcoming them.

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Sansom Milton & Mohammad Alhamawi (2024). Peace-centred sustainable development: An analysis of SDG 16 in the Arab states, World Development Perspectives, 34, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wdp.2024.100587