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UN Talks on the Security Council: What and who can influence its effectiveness?

In this seminar, which was jointly organised with UNDP Sweden, two experts with first-hand experience of the work of the Council shared their insights into its way of operating. They discussed trends and priorities within the work of the Council; what issues are dealt with most successfully, comparing thematic processes with conflict-specific efforts; and where there are entry-points for civil society to engage.

Commemoration for the 57th anniversary of Dag Hammarskjöld’s death

“In the footsteps of Dag Hammarskjöld” On Tuesday, 18 September, 57 years passed since Dag Hammarskjöld and the 15 persons accompanying him tragically died in a plane crash in Ndola, Zambia. To commemorate this and the legacy of Dag Hammarskjöld and his colleagues, the Foundation hosted and attended a number of commemorative events in Uppsala, New York […]

Almedalen 2018

Join the Foundation and partners for two events at Almedalsveckan in Visby, Gotland.

State of human rights in 2017

In this seminar, speakers discussed the main human right challenges and trends of 2017, starting with Human Rights Watch’s newly released World Report 2018.