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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by most people in the Security Council who didn't know Hammarskjold that they'd elected a nice, competent Swedish civil servant who wouldn't rock the boat and wouldn't be very independent and wouldn't create trouble.
We are pleased to announce the successful closing of our eighth fund,' said Philip Hammarskjold, chief executive officer of Hellman & Friedman.
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.
Hammarskjold never spoke about it, and even in writing to the UN's Security Council afterwards, when he told the UN he didn't know where Lumumba was and that they couldn't take him into preventive custody.
In 1961, United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold was killed in a plane crash in northern Rhodesia.
The 88 luxury condominium residences are located at East 46th and 1st Avenue adjacent to Dag Hammarskjold Plaza and one block north of the United Nations Secretariat building.
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.
After the initial (rather improvised) use of representatives, a more specific use can be traced back to the tenure of Dag Hammarskjold and his efforts to alleviate Cold War tensions through his style of private diplomacy and an enlarged concept of technical assistance for the benefit of newly independent countries.
NEW YORK -- Addressing the Council, Australian Ambassador Gary Quinlan quoted former UN chief Dag Hammarskjold as saying "the UN was not created to take humanity to heaven but to save it from hell.
Following Prime Minister Gamal Abdul Nasser's grave and unequivocal letter to Dag Hammarskjold, the Secretary General of the United Nations, warning him that Egypt is prepared to use all the forces at her disposal to secure her security and preserve peace in the region.
1961: UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold died when his plane was sabotaged and crashed in the jungle in Northern Rhodesia.
One week later in New York, the Pennsylvania native realized the ''foreign sounding'' author of ''Markings,'' Dag Hammarskjold, was not only an inspirational poet, but also the second secretary general of the United Nations.
Dag Hammarskjold (1905-1961) was a Swedish diplomat, economist, and author.
The Yearbook is a joint effort initiated in 2004, and carried forward by the African Studies Centre in Leiden, the Institute of African Affairs in Hamburg, the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation in Uppsala (stepping in when the Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala stepped out, in 2007).