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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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Going against the tide

How youth in the Democratic Republic of Congo are demanding a more active role in shaping the country’s future.

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Discovering Hammarskjöld through what he left behind

In this Q&A with Ingrid Svensson, we learn about the fascinating Dag Hammarskjöld’s archival collection stored at the National Library of Sweden.

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Six steps towards a financing strategy for a stable Sudan

In this blog Rachel Scott from OECD outlines a new methodology for developing finance strategies in fragile states.

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Hammarskjöld: A role model for ethical leadership

Although more than half a century has passed since Hammarskjöld’s death, he is still an inspiration for principled leadership. Why is this?

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Open the books!

Why we need to open budgets and doors to budgetary engagement to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

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What can a student of International Relations learn from Dag Hammarskjöld?

In this blog post our communications intern reflects on how Dag Hammarskjöld and his teachings are relevant to students today.