Defending the Rights of Others: Presentations from a Symposium on Civil Courage

This volume contains the presentations given at the Civil Courage in the International Arena seminar that took place at the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation on 10 June 2011. The seminar formed part of the activities to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Dag Hammarskjöld. Attended by NGO activists, several of whom have harsh experience […]

50 Years Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation

Issue 60 of Development Dialogue provides a comprehensive and holistic look at the past, as well as a thought-provoking assessment of future challenges.

No Future Without Justice

Issue 59 of Development Dialogue seeks to look beyond, challenge and question the conventional understanding of development, and stimulate debate on alternative paths.

Women’s participation in the sustainable world by Tarja Halonen

The 2012 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture: Tarja Halonen, former president of Finland visited Uppsala on May 6, to give the 2013 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture. Almost 500 people came to the Uppsala University Hall to hear President Halonen speak on the topic of women’s role in the sustainable world.

Albert Luthuli and Dag Hammarskjöld – Leaders and Visionaries

Two symposia in Uppsala and Oslo during November 2011 marked the 50th anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Chief Albert Luthuli and Dag Hammarskjöld at the same ceremony for 1960 and (posthumously) 1961, respectively. The deliberations, which involved close family members of the late Chief Luthuli, commemorated and honoured two outstanding leaders of […]

Dag Hammarskjöld Remembered: A Collection of Personal Memories

It is now fifty years since Dag Hammarskjöld left the world and the United ­Nations behind. Yet, with every passing year since his death, his stature grows and his worth along with his contribution becomes more apparent and meaningful. When Hammarskjöld was at its helm the United Nations was still a relatively young organization, finding […]