WFUNA is preparing to commemorate the death of Dag Hammarskjold in Beijing, China

The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) is a global nonprofit organization representing and coordinating a membership of over 100 national United Nations Associations.
WFUNA is preparing to commemorate the death of Dag Hammarskjold in Beijing, China
Thursday, December 1, 2011


As part of WFUNA’s Dag Hammarskjold Symposium Series, WFUNA is collaborating with the Research Centre of the United Nations and International Organizations at the Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and the United Nations Association of China, to commemorate the death of Dag Hammarskjold (the former Secretary-General of the United Nations – 1953 – 1961), in Beijing, China on December 1st. 

The Symposium will take a look at Hammarskjold’s philosophy on conflict prevention and will ask key government and UN officials, the academic community and civil society members - “Given the change in the nature of world conflict what would Dag Hammarskjöld think of the UN’s emerging norm - “The Responsibility to Protect”? Click here for more information and to read about the first Symposium held in Nairobi, Kenya in June 2011.

An update on the outcomes of the Symposium will follow.

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