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Women’s participation in the sustainable world by Tarja Halonen

The 2012 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture: Tarja Halonen, former president of Finland visited Uppsala on May 6, to give the 2013 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture. Almost 500 people came to the Uppsala University Hall to hear President Halonen speak on the topic of women’s role in the sustainable world.

Peace, development and human rights by Jan Eliasson

The 2011 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture: This year’s lecture was given by Jan Eliasson, former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, and former President of the UN General Assembly. The title of the lecture is Peace, Development and Human Rights: The Indispensable Connection.

Genocide prevention by Francis Deng

The 2010 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture: Genocide Prevention – A Challenge of Constructive Management of Diversity by Francis Deng, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide.

Can the international community meet the challenges ahead of us? by Martti Ahtisaari

The Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture 2008: Can the International Community Meet the Challenges Ahead of Us? “It’s easy to feel desperate when thinking about the challenges facing the international community and how to meet them. But in the spirit of Dag Hammarskjöld, let’s not shy away from the difficult”, said Ahtisaari in his speech.