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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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Northern Ireland 20 Years after the Peace Deal

In this blog Alec Forss argues that continued civil society engagement is critical for sustaining peace in Northern Ireland.

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Backåkra: A testament to Hammarskjöld’s love of nature and work for peace

In this Q&A with Peder Hammarskiöld, we discover the history and artefacts behind Hammarskjöld's Backåkra which just reopened to the public.

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Girls banging the drum for peace

A conversation between two feminists about being young and advocating for youth engagement in peacebuilding.

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Hammarskjöld’s personal push for peace

In this blog Love Calissendorff looks at Hammarskjöld engagement in the West Asia North African Region, defining the relevance of his approach from 50 years...

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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.