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.


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.


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?


“Show me the money”

Why transparent national budgetary processes are critical for financing the Sustainable Development Goals.


Blended not stirred – the future of development financing

The answer to the current development financing gap may lie in aligned incentives across the public and private sectors.


Why we must do more to combat antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing challenges for global health in the 21st century