Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation

The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation is a non-governmental organisation established in 1962 in memory of the second UN Secretary-General, which aims to advance dialogue and policy for sustainable development and peace.

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Between internationalism and integrity

Examination of how individual UN bureaucrats balance their loyalty to the international system, and why their personal integrity and loyalty affect the work of the organisation.

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Youth, peace and security


In September the Foundation organised an interactive workshop with young people from around Zambia in order to provide the space for action planning to build on Security Council Resolution 2250 and the global Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security. Hear what some of the participants have to say on youth, peace and security.

‘Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions.’

I never discuss discussions.

‘Only he deserves power that everyday justifies it.’

“We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny, but what we put into it is ours.” 

‘It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity.’

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