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 privilege of delivering the Lecture will be offered to a person who has promoted these values in action and spirit.
Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture 2018 by António Guterres
Twenty-first century challenges and the enduring wisdom of Dag Hammarskjöld
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres was chosen by the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation and Uppsala University to deliver the 2018 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture for his long-standing commitment to the values of the United Nations.