About Us

We are a non-governmental organisation established in memory of Dag Hammarskjöld, the second Secretary-General of the United Nations. Our work is governed by an international board and from our offices in Uppsala and New York City we spur dialogue and action on global development and multilateral cooperation.


The staff
The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation is located in Uppsala, Sweden.
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to some of the most common questions about the Foundation, including how and where we work.
Our history
The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation was established in 1962 in memory of Dag Hammarskjöld, the second Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is the decision-making body of the Foundation.
Friends of the Foundation
The Friends of the Foundation is a Swedish network of advisors. They bring to the Foundation a wealth of experience and knowledge in international affairs.
International Honorary Committee
The International Honorary Committee (IHC) serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Trustees and the Executive Director.