According to press release issued on Tuesday, five fallen peacekeepers from Pakistan are among the 117 who will posthumously receive the Dag Hammarskjold
medal -- Havildar Abdul Majeed Khan and Havildar Zishan Ahmed, who served with the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO ); Lt-Colonel Mohammad Ashraf, who served with the United Nations Operation in Cote d'Ivoire (UNOCI); Naik Qaiser Abbas, who was deployed with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA); and Ms.
The event which was ably coordinated by Ambassador General Shavendra Silva, commenced with 200 monks from different traditions, both Heenayana and Mahayana, n yellow, gray and brown robes, walking in single file from opposite the UN building to the Dag Hammarskjold
Tower for early breakfast (heel daane).
Owned and managed by Ruben Companies, One Dag Hammarskjold
Plaza recently underwent a major capital improvement program.
He will also visit the Royal Nobel Museum and the city of Uppsala, where a meeting is scheduled between the Head of State and the representatives of the Dag Hammarskjold
The book titled Bahrain and the UN Through the Years was launched at a ceremony at the Dag Hammarskjold
Library, the main depository for UN documents and publications, marking the Information and Communication Technology in Sustainable Development Award granted to His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and as part of celebrations of the UN's 70th anniversary.
EVENTS 1961: The body of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold
, above, is identified among the wreckage of a plane which crashed last night in Rhodesia.
The consensus fell on the chief of the Swedish mission, Dag Hammarskjold
Where: Dag Hammarskjold
Plaza, 47th Street & 2nd Avenue, NYC
The Mission also paid tribute to five Pakistani peacekeepers Naib Subedar Saleem Akhtar, Lance Havaldar Ghulam Nabi, Sepoy Nazar Abbas, Lance Naik Ibrar Mahmood and Sepoy Fahad Iftikhar, who were posthumously awarded the Dag Hammarskjold
Medal recently by the United Nations Secretary General.
People gathered at Dag Hammarskjold
Park located opposite of the UN office on Thursday.
Rethinking Human Security and Ethics in the spirit of Dag Hammarskjold
He told those gathered in the rain at Dag Hammarskjold
Plaza amid tight security that tens of thousands of people have been jailed under President Rohani.
In 1961, United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold
was killed in a plane crash in northern Rhodesia.
Recently I "traveled" with Dag Hammarskjold
(1905-61), that great international civil servant who served as secretary-general of the United Nations for eight years.
Henning Melber explores the development of the UN's interventionist role, its practical manifestations and normative justifications, drawing on the crucial contribution of Dag Hammarskjold
to UN ideas and practice.