From a book to a United Nations resolution: Yes we can!

By Henning Melber and David Wardrop Once upon a time there was a Secretary General of the United Nations. Along with 15 others, he died in a plane crash. It was the night of 17-18 September 1961, when the Albertina, a DC-6, was approaching the airport of Ndola in the British colony of Northern Rhodesia… Continue reading From a book to a United Nations resolution: Yes we can!

#PotW: The United Nations and End of Empire: Revisiting the Role of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld – 8 September

Dag Hammarskjöld left a lasting imprint on the United Nations and on approaches to global policy issues. This Colloquium will assess his legacy and will explore his role vis-à-vis the global South and decolonization, especially on the African continent.