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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.

Youth perspectives from the global North – The relevance of SCR 2250 in Sweden

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.