UN Talks on the Security Council: What and who can influence its effectiveness?

In this seminar, which was jointly organised with UNDP Sweden, two experts with first-hand experience of the work of the Council shared their insights into its way of operating. They discussed trends and priorities within the work of the Council; what issues are dealt with most successfully, comparing thematic processes with conflict-specific efforts; and where there are entry-points for civil society to engage.

Sir Brian Urquhart 100 years

The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation conveys its best wishes to Sir Brian Urquhart on the occasion of his 100th birthday on 28 February.

Re-connecting peacebuilders in Amman

Together with Uppsala University, the Foundation recently hosted the second regional gathering of its joint alumni network, this time for members from West- and Central Asia and Eastern Europe.

Celebrating youth’s role in peace and security efforts

After feeling unequally treated for her gender in schools, Minna was inspired to do something and bring men into the conversation on how to realise gender equality. Nathan films and screens documentaries to facilitate conversations on what is needed to address inequality and violence in his hometown of Fortaleza, Brazil. These young peacebuilders started the […]