Dag Hammarskjöld is portrayed on the 1000-krona banknote that was launched in October by the Swedish Riksbank.
More than 150 world leaders attended the UN Sustainable Development Summit at the UN headquarters in New York to formally adopt an ambitious new sustainable development agenda for the world. The historic new agenda, entitled “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” agreed upon by the 193 Member States of the United Nations, includes 17 concrete Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The UN General Assembly has declared this a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
Executive Director Henrik Hammargren’s article on Dag Hammarskjöld’s legacy has been published in a special double issue of the UN Chronicle, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations.
In connection with an official visit to Sweden, by invitation from the Prime Minister, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, visited Uppsala and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation.
In the night of September 17 to 18, 1961, the plane ‘Albertina’ crashed under hitherto un-clarified circumstances when approaching the Northern Rhodesian mining town of Ndola. On board were the UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld and 15 others. Dag Hammarskjöld is buried in the family grave in Uppsala. His legacy has survived. “In this 70th anniversary […]
This special issue of the Austrian Journal of Development Studies has its focus on the civil society-development nexus. Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation’s Senior Advisor Henning Melber is guest editor.
In preparation for the UN Climate Change Conference in December 2015, the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, in cooperation with the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), the Stockholm Resilience Centre jointly organise an international seminar series on the topics Resilience and Conflict Prevention.
Marc Nerfin was born on 26 September 1930 in Switzerland and passed away in his home in Paris on 15 August in the loving care of his beloved wife Joy Assefa. He was a visionary thinker in the international development dialogue and provided major contributions to the work for a fair, equal and sustainable world […]
The recently launched Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics Summer 2015 issue focuses on “Antibiotic Resistance” (ABR) and includes a series of articles detailing the need for global collective action for ABR and what tools are needed to achieve it. The series sought input from experts from a diverse range of academic and professional disciplines – each of whom brings a unique perspective to advancing global health. This series was supported by ReAct, the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.