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This blog strives to catalyse dialogue and inspire change. In the spirit of Dag Hammarskjöld it aims to generate new perspectives and ideas on global development and multilateral cooperation. The blog features writing from the Foundation’s own staff, as well as guest bloggers, and endeavors to be a space for those most affected by inequalities and injustice to also be heard.


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Peacebuilding integral to humanitarian aid in Yemen

Sawsan Al Refai argues in this blog that peacebuilding should be seen as integral, not supplementary to humanitarian action in Yemen.

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Can Agenda 2030 change the norm?

If the UN wants to advance sustainable development and achieve the 2030 Agenda it needs to zero in on its normative work.

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Is youth engagement in peacebuilding really just a click away?

Sarah Smith makes the point that peacebuilding is not only about campaigning online - but also about sustainable projects on the ground.

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Bringing multilateralism back to the future

Lisa Orrenius argues that the world is in need of a multilateralism that builds on the past but is fit for the future.

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Integrity crucial to making the ‘world’s most impossible job’ possible

What can the new UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres learn from his predecessor Dag Hammarskjöld?

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Dag Hammarskjöld’s legacy: what does it mean for Africa?

If Hammarskjöld’s vision for Africa is to be realised, greater focus is needed on conflict prevention and governance.