Environment, Sustainability, Development: Exploring the Challenges

Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation’s Director Emeritus and current Senior Advisor, Henning Melber, engaged with students and scholars in Vienna a few days after the Climate Summit in Paris on the occasion of two events discussing issues related to development paradigms in times of climate change adaptations and the SDGs.

General Assembly Resolution on Hammarskjöld’s death

The resolution “Investigation into the conditions and circumstances resulting in the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld and of the members of the party accompanying him” was passed in the General Assembly on 19 November.

Meeting on Dag Hammarskjöld in Italy

The recently founded Italian association, Dag Today, organised a seminar on Hammarskjöld’s ideals, ethics and political and diplomatic action. Dr Henning Melber, Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation’s Senior Advisor and Director Emeritus, gave a speech on Dag Hammarskjöld’s ethics as an international civil servant.

Music and Markings fills the United Nations

In the evening of 27 October, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the stream of regular UN meetings gave way to a very different event in the great ECOSOC chamber.

Analyzing the 2015 UN Reviews related to peace and security: A Writer’s workshop

The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation organised a writer’s workshop for a select group of academics, practitioners and policy analysts who have been closely following and contributing to the UN Peacebuilding, Peace Operations and Security Council Resolution 1325 Reviews, to discuss the conclusions, recommendations and options presented in the reports from the three processes.

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted

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).