Programme area: Hammarskjöld’s Legacy

Remembering Kofi Annan

The world has been inspired by Kofi Annan’s life, leadership and legacy.

Commemoration for the 57th anniversary of Dag Hammarskjöld’s death

“In the footsteps of Dag Hammarskjöld” On Tuesday, 18 September, 57 years passed since Dag Hammarskjöld and the 15 persons accompanying him tragically died in a plane crash in Ndola, Zambia. To commemorate this and the legacy of Dag Hammarskjöld and his colleagues, the Foundation hosted a commemorative event in Uppsala on Tuesday, 18 September at 16:00. […]

All talk and no action or no action without talk?

Peacekeeping will struggle to be successful if it is not viewed as legitimate by host country populations, donors, troop contributing countries and other beneficiaries. But it will equally struggle to be successful if it is not viewed as legitimate by DPKO staff themselves.

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 ago.