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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Speaking after the ceremony, Ambassador Lodhi said the award of the Dag Hammarskjold medal to our hero is recognition by the UN Secretary General of the sacrifice, dedication and professionalism of Pakistan's peacekeepers.
In his remarks at the 'Dag Hammarskjold Medal' ceremony, Antonio Guterres said, "Today, we honour 119 brave men and women who lost their lives while serving the United Nations.
Cold Case Hammarskjold was made by Mads Brugger (Danish) and Goran Bjorkdahl (Swedish).
Named after Swedish economist Dag Hammarskjold, the 815,000 s/f building designed by Emery Roth is located between East 47th and East 48th streets.
Principal Librarian of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Library Mr Thanos Giannakopoulos thanked for the opportunity to celebrate the writer's 90th jubilee.
The award ceremony for the Dag Hammarskjold Medal, which is given by the UN to military personnel, police, or civilians who lose their lives while serving in a UN peacekeeping operation, will be held on June 1 at the UN headquarters in New York.
Bruce Turner, Dag Hammarskjold and U Thant's 'finance minister', is the New Zealander who, as a UN employee, has done most towards making the organisation capable and effective.
THE United Nations' second secretary-general, Dag Hammarskjold, once made a remark: 'United Nations was not created to take mankind to heaven but to save humanity from hell.'
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On this day 56 YEARS AGO (1961) Our front page about the death of Dag Hammarskjold, UN Secretary General, in a plane crash in Rhodesia, called it a threat to the body's future, leaving it with no effective leadership.
1961: UN secretarygeneral Dag Hammarskjold was killed when his plane was sabotaged and crashed in the jungle in Northern Rhodesia.
1961: UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold was killed when his plane was sabotaged and crashed in the jungle in Northern Rhodesia.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is pushing for a fresh probe into the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjold, former UN chief, in a plane crash in 1961.
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 Foundation.
Peacekeeping, for example, was essentially invented during Dag Hammarskjold's term of office (1953-1961); he mischievously said it could be found in "Chapter VI 1/2" of the Charter.