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 (hăm′ər-shōld′, -shəld, hä′mär-shœld′), Dag Hjalmar Agné Carl 1905-1961.
Swedish political leader and secretary-general of the United Nations (1953-1961) who increased the UN's influence through his peacekeeping efforts in Suez, Lebanon, and Congo. He won the 1961 Nobel Peace Prize posthumously.
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Hammarskjöld

(ˈhæməˌʃʊld; Swedish ˈhamarʃœld)
n
(Biography) Dag (Hjalmar Agne Carl) (dɑːɡ). 1905–61, Swedish statesman; secretary-general of the United Nations (1953–61): Nobel peace prize 1961
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Ham•mar•skjöld

(ˈhæm ər ʃəld, -ˌʃœld)

n.
Dag Hjalmar, 1905–61, Swedish statesman: Secretary General of the U.N. 1953–61; Nobel peace prize 1961.
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Noun1.Hammarskjold - Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
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NEW YORK -- United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, awarded the Dag Hammarskjold medal posthumously to a Pakistani soldier, Naik Mohammad Naeem Raza, who embraced martyrdom on 27 January 2018 while serving in the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Alexander Jones, who says he "spent years as an intelligence officer" with SAIMR 30 years ago, became the centre of attraction on the third day of the Sundance Festival when the Danish/Swedish-made documentary, Cold Case Hammarskjold, was screened.
Amman, February 7 (Petra)- The Dag Hammarskjold Foundation, in partnership with the West Asia-North Africa (WANA) Institute, organized an interactive panel on maintaining peace in West Asia and North Africa regions on Thursday.
The Rockpoint Group has closed on its purchase of One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza for $565.7 million.
President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov opened an exhibition dedicated to writer Chinghiz Aitmatov in the Dag Hammarskjold Library in New York on Sept 24.
At a solemn ceremony marking the annual International Day of Peacekeepers, the UN awarded the Dag Hammarskjold Medal posthumously to the peacekeepers who sacrificed their lives for the cause of peace, during the preceding year.
He will then preside over the ceremony to 'posthumously present the Dag Hammarskjold Medal to 129 military, police and civilian personnel who lost their lives in peacekeeping operations in 2017', the press release said.
The informal discussions took place at the residence of Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold, who was UN secretary general in 1953-1961, Kuwait's Mission to the UN said in a statement Monday.
The retreat was at Backakra, the newly renovated summer residence of late UN secretary general Dag Hammarskjold. UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura attended Sunday's session , which contributed to heighten the council's sense of responsibility, Sweden's UN Ambassador Olof Skoog told reporters at Malmo Airport en route to New York.