‘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.
The Foundation recently hosted young people and civil society stakeholders from around the world at sessions during the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development.
While Sweden is considered one of the world’s most peaceful states, the country is not immune to challenges of xenophobia, racism, polarisation, discrimination, criminal activity and economic inequality. Despite these and other barriers to inclusion, youth in Sweden are actively involved in promoting peace and security.
This event examined the facts behind the effect of climate change on the movement of people and insecurity.