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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Global Goal progress: peer learning on tracking

To achieve action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace, availability and communication of data is necessary.

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Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture 2018: António Guterres

The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation is proud to present this year’s lecturer H.E. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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I never discuss discussions.

Dag Hammarskjöld is my reference and my inspiration in the work I try to do as UN Secretary-General.

Landscape: only your immediate experience of the detail can provide the soil in your soul where the beauty of the whole can grow.

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