Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture


The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation and Uppsala University have jointly instituted an annual Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture in memory of Dag Hammarskjöld, one of the University’s illustrious alumni.

The privilege of delivering the Lecture will be offered to a person who has promoted in action and spirit the values that inspired Dag Hammarskjöld as Secretary-General of the United Nations and generally in his life – composition, humanism, and commitment to international solidarity and cooperation.

Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture 2018 by António Guterres


Twenty-first century challenges and the enduring wisdom of Dag Hammarskjöld

The annual Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture is given in memory of Dag Hammarskjöld, and in recognition of the values that inspired him personally and as Secretary-General – compassion, humanism and commitment to international solidarity and cooperation. The 2018 lecture was given by the current Secretary-General of the UN: António Guterres.

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