In this paper, Bruce Jenks looks at what leadership means in the highly complex environment in which the United Nations operates.
This is a reprint of the lecture delivered by Dag Hammarskjöld at Oxford in May 1961 with a new foreword by Henrik Hammargren, Executive Director of the Foundation.
We are deeply sorry to announce that this year’s Lecture is cancelled following unforeseen circumstances. Due to a death in the family, our speaker Christiana Figueres is no longer able to attend the event scheduled for 1 October at Uppsala University. The Lecture will be postponed to a later date. We apologise for any inconvenience caused, and our thoughts and sympathies are with Ms. Figueres and her family.
In this Q&A with Ariane Sabet and Henrik Hammargren, we learn about the recent ‘Deep Dive’ leadership training held for senior UN staff at Hammarskjöld’s Backåkra.
In this piece, Karen Gram-Skjoldager charts six crucial milestones in the early history of the International Civil Service and argues its fundamental cornerstones were internationality, independence, and loyalty.
– The legacy of Dag Hammarskjöld as a civil servant
This is the fifth annual report on financing the UN development system produced by the Foundation and the UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office.
A conversation on conclusions from the global review of the 2030 Agenda at the HLPF in July and expectations of the upcoming SDG Summit in September.
This is the Executive Summary of the fifth annual report on financing the UN development system, which is produced by the Foundation and the UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office.
The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation is proud to present this year’s lecturer Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.