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Remembering Sven Hamrell

Sven Hamrell, former Executive Director of the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, passed away on 2 July, aged 92.

Almedalen 2019

The Foundation and partners were pleased to host two events focused on leadership and multilateralism in early July.

Engaging in dialogue

Recently 23 participants from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Middle East and Eastern Europe engaged in a 10-day training programme that included lectures, interactive sessions and field visits.

Synergies in peacebuilding at the country and local level

The Foundation recently hosted diverse peacebuilding practitioners and UN stakeholders from around the world to discuss inclusivity, dialogue, and sustaining peace during the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development.

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 […]