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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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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.

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A coherent global framework for migrants and refugees?

In the aftermath of the first UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, Olivia Taghioff examines the significance of the summit's outcome document.

Dag Hammarskjöld on his last trip to the Congo Blog

Suez and the Congo -Hammarskjöld’s lasting legacy

What can we learn from Dag Hammarskjöld and his courageous conflict mediation during the Cold War?