Kristin Blom

Giving young peacebuilders a voice

Young people from around the world were recently drawn together by the Foundation to present their vision on how to prevent violence and sustain peace.

Environment, Sustainability, Development: Exploring the Challenges

Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation’s Director Emeritus and current Senior Advisor, Henning Melber, engaged with students and scholars in Vienna a few days after the Climate Summit in Paris on the occasion of two events discussing issues related to development paradigms in times of climate change adaptations and the SDGs.

General Assembly Resolution on Hammarskjöld’s death

The resolution “Investigation into the conditions and circumstances resulting in the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld and of the members of the party accompanying him” was passed in the General Assembly on 19 November.

Meeting on Dag Hammarskjöld in Italy

The recently founded Italian association, Dag Today, organised a seminar on Hammarskjöld’s ideals, ethics and political and diplomatic action. Dr Henning Melber, Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation’s Senior Advisor and Director Emeritus, gave a speech on Dag Hammarskjöld’s ethics as an international civil servant.

Music and Markings fills the United Nations

In the evening of 27 October, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the stream of regular UN meetings gave way to a very different event in the great ECOSOC chamber.