Dag Hammarskjold


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Noun1.Dag Hammarskjold - Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
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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.
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 secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold was killed when his plane was sabotaged and crashed in the jungle in Northern Rhodesia.
1961: UN secretarygeneral Dag Hammarskjold was killed when his plane was sabotaged and crashed in the jungle in Northern Rhodesia.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will lay a wreath to honour all fallen peacekeepers and will preside over a ceremony at which the Dag Hammarskjold Medal will be awarded posthumously to 117 military, police and civilian personnel who lost their lives while serving in peacekeeping operations during 2016.
The first meeting marking Wesak as a special day at the UN was hosted by Sri Lanka's Ambassador John de Saram at the small Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium.
This sought agreement to appoint an eminent person to review and assess any new information that might throw light on the plane crash that killed Dag Hammarskjold and his colleagues.
Men and women, who carried signs and wore pink hats, packed Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, near the UN headquarters, and marched the streets of Manhattan towards Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue one day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as US President.
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.
The highest award, the Dag Hammarskjold Medal in the Service of Peace, was given posthumously to the late Capt.
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.
2 (Petra) --The Dag Hammarskjold Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2016 fellowship program.