Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP) is among the 5 institutions with the best results in the Sustainable Development Goal for the promotion of “Peace, Justice and Effective Institutions” (SDG 16), maintaining its global position in the ranking (301-400).
In the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings of 2022, composed of the 17 goals for sustainable development (SDGs), Católica is in the World Top 5 in the Strategic Development Goal 16 - Peace, Justice and Effective Institutions (SDG 16) .
The UCP rose 25 positions compared to last year, in an SDG that saw an increase in the number of participating institutions to 809 (156 more than in the previous year).
This is one of the 17 goals set out in the United Nations 2030 agenda to promote a peaceful and inclusive society, with universal access to justice and the existence of effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.
The ranking released by the Times Higher Education, had the participation of 1,406 institutions this year (an increase of 22%), with the consequent increase in the level of competitiveness.
THE Impact Rankings aims to assess the social impact of actions taken by universities, tackling issues such as gender inequality, quality education, climate change, world peace and economic growth.