The Foundation participated in the Carnegie PeaceBuilding Conversations in The Hague, in the Netherlands by moderating a session on ‘Financing Sustaining Peace and Peacebuilding – walking the talk of innovation’.
The 6th Kofi Annan – Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture was given by Adama Dieng in Accra, Ghana, on 3 October 2018.
An interactive workshop with young people from around Zambia provided the space for action planning to build on Security Council Resolution 2250 and the global Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security.
“In the footsteps of Dag Hammarskjöld” On Tuesday, 18 September, 57 years passed since Dag Hammarskjöld and the 15 persons accompanying him tragically died in a plane crash in Ndola, Zambia. To commemorate this and the legacy of Dag Hammarskjöld and his colleagues, the Foundation hosted and attended a number of commemorative events in Uppsala, New York […]
The world has been inspired by Kofi Annan’s life, leadership and legacy.
‘Ours is the work of reconciliation and realistic construction.’ Dag Hammarskjöld said in accepting his election as Secretary-General of the United Nations in 1953. Today the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation works with many who seek to live out this legacy in small and large ways: working on reconciliation, realistically constructing peace and supporting development around the […]
To achieve action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace, availability and communication of data is necessary.
The Foundation recently hosted young people and civil society stakeholders from around the world at sessions during the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development.
On Sunday, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres delivered the 2018 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture, expressing gratitude for Sweden and Hammarskjöld’s steadfast commitment to multilateralism.
The Foundation recently hosted a workshop on how the UN can drive innovative financing towards the SDGs and retain its relevance in the field.