Dag Hammarskjöld was a world citizen. He met his death in the heart of Africa as the world’s foremost international civil servant. During the years which have passed since his aircraft crashed in the tropical night, we have gained some knowledge of how he himself looked upon his mission as Secretary-General of the United Nations. […]
Issue no.2000:1-2 (43) of Development Dialogue presents Sir Brian Urquhart’s Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture arguing that globalisation may be of more limited benefit than most suggest.
Brian Urquhart delivered the lecture on the theme “Between Sovereignty and Globalisation: Where does the United Nations fit in?”
Issue no.1999:1-2 (42) of Development Dialogue presents an essay by Pat Roy Mooney discussing three decisive issues of the 21st century: Erosion, Technology, and Concentration.
Issue no.1998:2 (41) explores the transformation of information flows in Southeast Asia from before and after the region became synonymous with ‘economic crisis’.
Mary Robinson delivered the lecture on the theme: “Human Rights: Challenges for the 21st Century”.
Issue no.1998:1 (40) of Development Dialogue brings together four themes: human rights; nuclear disarmament; economic crisis in Southeast Asia; and medicinal drugs.
Issue no.1997:2(39) of Development Dialogue presents letters of correspondence between Dag Hammarskjold and the American novelist John Steinbeck, offering unique insight into two great men.
Issue no.1997:1(38) of Development Dialogue is devoted to indigenous publishing in Africa, with material from the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation’s second seminar on this theme.
Issue no.1996:1-2 (37) of Development Dialogue is the third part of a trilogy on genetic resources and biodiversity.