Peace research craves an open mind

In October 2023 Isak Svensson was appointed as Dag Hammarskjöld Professor Chair at the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at Uppsala University where he studies international mediation in civil wars, religious dimensions of armed conflict, and the dynamics of nonviolent civil resistance. In an interview with Simone Hagfeldt he shares his motivation for taking on this position.

Solving problems and shifting systems with intentional ethical leadership

In the Foundation’s Art of UN Leadership interview series, Programme Manager Edit Morin-Kovacs was in conversation with Dr Monica Sharma during her visit at the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation where she conducted a short workshop on principled and ethical leadership.

‘Encourage leadership, participation and engagement from Persons with Disabilities’

During 2023 we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In observation of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December, Renata Juliotti founder of Inclusive Agency, journalist, teacher and lecturer, member of the Society for Disability Studies was in conversation with Edit Morin-Kovacs.

‘Insights, inspiration and breaking down stereotypical barriers’

What is it like working as an international civil servant? Per Knutsson, Programme Director and Deputy Executive Director at the Foundation answered this question, sharing his experiences as well as his work during a lecture organised by the student organisation, the Association for Peace and Conflict Studies (FFK) at Lund University.

Vacancy: Executive Director

The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation is looking for a new Executive Director. The application deadline is 10 December.