Peace, development and human rights by Jan Eliasson

The 2011 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture: This year’s lecture was given by Jan Eliasson, former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, and former President of the UN General Assembly. The title of the lecture is Peace, Development and Human Rights: The Indispensable Connection.

A Reader’s Guide to Dag Hammarskjöld’s Waymarks

Dag Hammarskjöld’s posthumously discovered journal was first published in 1963. The original manuscript consists of a collection of brief typewritten statements placed in a loose leaf folder. Hammarskjöld, it appears, from time to time typed out his journal entries and placed them in the folder. Nothing indicates that he considered the journal completed, or that […]

Dag Hammarskjöld Literature

A bibliographical compilation based on the collections of the Dag Hammarskjöld Library, Uppsala. Fifty years have passed since Sweden’s most famous peacemaker, Dag Hammarskjöld, was killed in a plane crash in Africa – but his legacy lives on. The publications listed in this bibliography not only consist of biographies or books on UN, but also […]

Dag Hammarskjöld and Global Governance

This booklet is published in commemoration of the second Secretary-General of the United Nations half a century ­after his untimely death in a plane crash in Ndola, Northern Rhodesia on 18 September 1961. It sets out to highlight some of the values and approaches Dag Hammarskjöld adopted in his norm-setting period of office. The booklet […]

Special AJCR Issue on the Theme: Southern Africa – 50 Years After Hammarskjöld

This special issue of AJCR on Southern Africa – 50 years after Hammarskjöld underlines the current relevance of Hammarskjöld’s legacy and the continued relevance of his mindset and convictions for our efforts today to enhance peace and reduce violence and discrimination. This covers not only dimensions seeking to protect individual people. It also includes efforts […]

Burma’s Environment: People, Problems, Policies

This new report is the first ever to take aim at Burma’s environment as a whole. It demonstrates the serious risks facing Burma’s extensive biodiversity and abundant natural resources, and it challenges the direction the country is taking toward increased large-scale resource extraction projects in the oil, gas, hydropower and mining sectors. Further, the report […]

Dag Hammarskjöld and the United Nations: Vision and Legacy – 50 years later!

This is a very special issue of New Routes on the theme Dag Hammarskjöld and the United Nations.This edition is a special collaboration between the Life & Peace Institute (LPI) and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation (DHF). This is the most comprehensive issue of New Routes that has ever been published. On its 60 pages you […]

The Knight and the Troubadour – Dag Hammarskjöld and Ezra Pound

Fifty years ago, on 18 September 1961, Dag Hammarskjöld died in the plane crash near Ndola in Northern Rhodesia (today’s Zambia). The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation commemorates the event in many different ways, one of which is the publication of this remarkable story of a poet and a diplomat that will interest and intrigue many readers. The Knight and the […]

Dealing with Crimes Against Humanity

Issue no.55 of Development Dialogue is concerned with the continuing efforts to create normative global frameworks and implement them even-handedly.