Dag Hammarskjold meets with Frank M. Begley, Chief of Building Management Service The Secretary-General with UNEF Commander, Gen. E.L.M. Burns, on the UNEF plane to El Arish, Sudan During the meeting: Acting President U Thant, of Burma, and UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold Informal portrait of Mr. Dag Hammarskjold taken at one of his press conferences Dag Hammarskjold addresses the Security Council at Emergency Session of UN Assembly

Hammarskjöld:
A LIFE

Hammarskjöld
A new biography by Roger Lipsey invites today’s readers to explore Hammarskjöld’s politics, his spirituality, and the life that led from Sweden to global responsibility.

Hammarskj÷ld: A LIFE

Dag Hammarskjöld, second Secretary-General of the United Nations, left a legacy of acute political wisdom. Ranging from tactical insights to the psychology of leadership and peacemaking to the hopes of humanity, Hammarskjöld’s thought deserves a renewed welcome in today’s world. And then there is Markings, his private journal, classic in the literature of spirituality. We’ll keep it in mind here.

Hammarskjöld’S
POLITICAL WISDOM

An open-ended series on Hammarskjöld’s political wisdom, now with nearly 50 short "chapters".

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The long path forward: The UN General Assembly will review new evidence bearing on the cause of the air crash that took Dag Hammarskjöld's life. The 1962 inquiry, deliberately suspended but not closed, will resume. Read details