Dag Hammarskjöld Commemoration: 2017

This September, 56 years will have passed since Hammarskjöld and the persons accompanying him tragically died in a plane crash in Ndola, Zambia.

Event details

Date:18 September 2017
Time:16:00 - 17:00
Venue:Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, Övre Slottsgatan 2, 753 10 Uppsala


The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation is hosting a commemorative event in Uppsala on Monday, 18 September at 16.00. This commemoration is a public event and we welcome all who would like to remember the life and legacy of Dag Hammarskjöld to join us at the Foundation for this event.

At the Foundation, Henning Melber will make a short presentation on Hammarskjöld’s legacy, after which there will be a short walk to the Hammarskjöld family grave to commemorate the Secretary-General and the 15 others who died with him in their efforts to find a peaceful solution for the people in the Congo.

For more information, please contact Ann-Christine Sundström. 

The Foundation will also be represented at the annual Dag Hammarskjöld commemoration event at the crash site in Ndola, Zambia. For more information, please contact Karin Abbor-Svensson.