Hammarskjold


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Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)

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Desde que piso su oficina, Hammarskjold se propuso evitar que la Organizacion cayera en la paralisis, producto de las rivalidades de las grandes potencias.
The symposium, entitled 'The 40th anniversary of the Dag Hammarskjold Library: Legacy of a Secretary-General', will pay tribute to former UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the dedication of the Dag Hammarskjold Library.
Before he died in hospital five days later, Julian told Rhodesian police of sparks in the sky, an explosion and Hammarskjold telling the pilot to `go back'.
Annan gave a characteristically low-key acceptance speech, in which he incorporated his oath of office and also quoted Dag Hammarskjold, perhaps the most reflective of his predecessors.
He says the second movie area has been transformed into a theatre stage as well, and is rented out to local acting groups like Hammarskjold High School and Kim Hansen's Puppet Theatre.
Its examples are Susanna Wesley; Jesus, Bezalel, and Dag Hammarskjold.
He has made the secretary general an international player in a way that has not been seen since the days of Dag Hammarskjold and the crisis in the Congo.
The level of Bunche's UN responsibilities increased after Dag Hammarskjold assumed the secretary generalship in 1953.
The appeal of personal incidents is slight, unless one is a Dag Hammarskjold, whose Markings found a public delighted to delve into this exposure of an inner being with deep philosophical insights.
The movement of this logic, toward the mutual destruction of Dag Hammarskjold and of Patrice Lumumba, is the movement of Murderous Angels.
Swedish diplomat Dag Hammarskjold once said, "Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step: only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road.
Jamie Egasti is an exceptional leader and builder who understands what it takes to create successful organizations," said Philip Hammarskjold, chairman of the board for Catalina.
In The Rise of Africa's Middle Class, Henning Melber--the Van Zyl Slabbert visiting professor for sociology and political sciences at the University of Cape Town, and a senior advisor at the Nordic Africa Institute and the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation edits a balanced selection of essays on this new generation.
The Secretary General Hammarskjold addressed the Security Council and asked the members to act "with utmost speed" on the request.
Spanning the entire block of 47th to 48th Street, the 50-story, approximately 800,000-square-foot, Class A office tower--also known as One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza--is just steps from the United Nations and a short walk from Grand Central Station.