Programme area: Multilateralism

EAT 2015 Johan Lygrell

EAT Stockholm Food Forum: “2015 is the year we can create positive change”

On 1-2 June, the annual conference EAT Stockholm Food Forum welcomed a broad range of global stakeholders to discuss solutions to sustainable food consumption and the development of a food road map to 2050 when the world’s population is believed to amount to 9 billion. Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation participated in the conference and co-organised a workshop on “The Protein Puzzle: The Future of Protein Consumption”. These activities were carried out within the Foundation’s programme Global Disorders, where antibiotics resistance and global governance are particularly relevant to the discussion.

Can legal mechanisms curb antimicrobial resistance?

Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation hosted a two-day writers’ workshop to facilitate action towards an international legal mechanism on antimicrobial resistance. The meeting also served as a peer-review process for authors contributing to a journal series that will be published shortly.

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Editorial for WHO on a legal framework to address antimicrobial resistance

Our future health depends on forming an international legal framework that resolves – or at least substantially reduces – the problem of antimicrobial resistance.

An editorial for World Health Organization’s Bulletin has been published on the issue of the need for a new legal framework in order to address antimicrobial resistance. Dag Hammarskjöld’s Acting Director Fiona Rotberg is one of the authors. The others are: Steven J Hoffman, Kevin Outterson, John-Arne Røttingen, Otto Cars, Charles Clift, Zain Rizvi, Göran Tomsonh and Anna Zorzet.

Connected Risks, Connected Solutions: stepping up the challenge

What kind of governance is needed to efficiently handle the greatest challenges our planet is facing? This is the fundamental question which spurred on the report, “Connected Risks, Connected Solutions”, which launches tomorrow, 18 November, at a seminar in Stockholm.

Global Disorders: A New Global Order?

Issue 62 of Development Dialogue juxtaposes good practices and positive change on the ground with explorations of life-threatening global disorders.

New book: Global Disorders – a New Global Order?

On 7 November we will launch a new special issue of Development Dialogue. It juxtaposes a focus on development innovations and good practices, which are building positive change on the ground, with explorations of major global disorders threatening human communities and planetary life.

From miracle drug to global threat

10-12 June 2014 we, the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, together with ReAct – Action on antibiotic resistance – and in collaboration with the Division of Global Health, Karolinska Institutet, gathered some of the world’s leading experts from many sectors such as industry, agriculture, health, civil society, governments and researchers to discuss how to tackle antibiotic resistance and how to move a coordinated global agenda forward.

Global Food Governance

‘Due to a lack of broad global governance structures for food security; food and agriculture is today largely managed by actors promoting a discourse of trade liberalisation and a “new green revolution”, which has many drawbacks, especially for small-scale farmers (smallholders)’, argues Josefin Smeds in this Paper. Many small-scale farmers and civil society actors offer […]

Exhibition opening with Jan Eliasson in New York

Jan Eliasson, UN Deputy Secretary-General, opened the “A Day” exhibition at Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza and chaired a breakfast meeting with an informal discussion on the prospects of A Life of Dignity for All.