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Almedalen 2019

Join the Foundation and partners for two events at Almedalsveckan in Visby, Gotland.

Synergies in peacebuilding at the country and local level

The Foundation recently hosted diverse peacebuilding practitioners and UN stakeholders from around the world to discuss inclusivity, dialogue, and sustaining peace during the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development.

Courage and Integrity in UN Leadership

In this piece Fabrizio Hochschild argues that moral courage, as revealed by Dag Hammarskjöld both in his words and deeds, is essential in upholding the principles and norms of the UN.

UN Talks on the Security Council: What and who can influence its effectiveness?

In this seminar, which was jointly organised with UNDP Sweden, two experts with first-hand experience of the work of the Council shared their insights into its way of operating. They discussed trends and priorities within the work of the Council; what issues are dealt with most successfully, comparing thematic processes with conflict-specific efforts; and where there are entry-points for civil society to engage.

Sir Brian Urquhart 100 years

The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation conveys its best wishes to Sir Brian Urquhart on the occasion of his 100th birthday on 28 February.