After feeling unequally treated for her gender in schools, Minna was inspired to do something and bring men into the conversation on how to realise gender equality. Nathan films and screens documentaries to facilitate conversations on what is needed to address inequality and violence in his hometown of Fortaleza, Brazil. These young peacebuilders started the […]
Join Fryshuset and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation for an interactive session on youth and peace on Human Rights Day
The 6th Kofi Annan – Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture was given by Adama Dieng in Accra, Ghana, on 3 October 2018.
The world has been inspired by Kofi Annan’s life, leadership and legacy.
‘Ours is the work of reconciliation and realistic construction.’ Dag Hammarskjöld said in accepting his election as Secretary-General of the United Nations in 1953. Today the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation works with many who seek to live out this legacy in small and large ways: working on reconciliation, realistically constructing peace and supporting development around the […]
The Foundation recently hosted young people and civil society stakeholders from around the world at sessions during the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development.
While Sweden is considered one of the world’s most peaceful states, the country is not immune to challenges of xenophobia, racism, polarisation, discrimination, criminal activity and economic inequality. Despite these and other barriers to inclusion, youth in Sweden are actively involved in promoting peace and security.
In this blog Alec Forss argues that continued civil society engagement is critical for sustaining peace in Northern Ireland.
A conversation between two feminists about being young and advocating for youth engagement in peacebuilding.
A paper that highlights the barriers for young peacebuilders in Myanmar, as well as presents recommendations on how to support them.