Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation

The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation is a non-governmental organisation established in 1962 in memory of the second UN Secretary-General, which aims to advance dialogue and policy for sustainable development and peace.

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Six things I have learned about leadership during COVID-19

In this blog, newly appointed UN Assistant Secretary-General Kanni Wignaraja shares how COVID-19 initiated a rough but revealing leadership induction.

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The Art of Leadership in the United Nations: Framing What’s Blue

This publication strives to stimulate a conversation on how UN leadership could be enhanced to ensure its relevance and strengthen its impact at a time when both the UN and multilateralism are being tested.

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Communications Manager, Parental-Leave Substitute

We are recruiting a one-year Communications Manager to support our programmatic work, acting as our print and digital editor and leading our digital outreach.

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'Financing the UN Development System' report series


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Financing the UN Development System: Time for Hard Choices

This is the fifth annual report on financing the UN development system produced by the Foundation and the UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office.

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‘Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions.’

I never discuss discussions.

‘Only he deserves power that everyday justifies it.’

“We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny, but what we put into it is ours.” 

‘It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity.’

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