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 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.

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