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Remembering Kofi Annan

The world has been inspired by Kofi Annan’s life, leadership and legacy.

Commemoration for the 57th anniversary of Dag Hammarskjöld’s death

“In the footsteps of Dag Hammarskjöld” On Tuesday, 18 September, 57 years passed since Dag Hammarskjöld and the 15 persons accompanying him tragically died in a plane crash in Ndola, Zambia. To commemorate this and the legacy of Dag Hammarskjöld and his colleagues, the Foundation hosted and attended a number of commemorative events in Uppsala, New York […]

All talk and no action or no action without talk?

Peacekeeping will struggle to be successful if it is not viewed as legitimate by host country populations, donors, troop contributing countries and other beneficiaries. But it will equally struggle to be successful if it is not viewed as legitimate by DPKO staff themselves.

Construct peace: training on dialogue and mediation

‘Ours is the work of reconciliation and realistic construction.’ Dag Hammarskjöld said in accepting his election as Secretary-General of the United Nations in 1953. Today the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation works with many who seek to live out this legacy in small and large ways: working on reconciliation, realistically constructing peace and supporting development around the […]

Bolstering civil society in Darwin’s paradise

In this blog Ecuadorian mediator Alicia Arias Salgado explains the crucial role of civil society in managing conflict within the country’s complex political context.

Almedalen 2018

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