Hammarskjöld’s relevance for UN civil servants today

Young UN civil servants tell us in this video what the former Secretary-General means to them and how he remains relevant to their work.


With the portraits of all former UN Secretary-General hanging in the background, two young civil servants at UN headquarters in New York open up to us about what Dag Hammarskjöld signifies to them.

Karoline Klose of the UN Development Programme and Raja Gundu of the UN Department for Political Affairs reflect on his character as well as his actions, and how they can embrace his example in their daily work.