The world has been inspired by Kofi Annan’s life, leadership and legacy.
“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 […]
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.
‘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 […]
António Guterres delivered the lecture on the theme ‘Twenty-first century challenges and the enduring wisdom of Dag Hammarskjöld’.
To achieve action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace, availability and communication of data is necessary.
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.
Join the Foundation and partners for two events at Almedalsveckan in Visby, Gotland.
This comprehensive study and accompanying three country studies explore the innovative approaches to financing required to achieve the 2030 Agenda.
In this first of a series of blogs, the recently established Young UN network explain their purpose and call for a UN fit for the future.