On 30 May 1961 Dag Hammarskjöld, the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, delivered a lecture in the Sheldonian Theatre at the University of Oxford. This short video, released to coincide with the Foundation's reissue of the lecture, explains its significance and continued relevance.
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Archive footage courtesy of United Nations Multimedia.
Special thanks to the staff at the Royal Library of Sweden and the Oxford University Press archives.
Stills and stock footage licensed from Shutterstock (shutterstock.com) and Adobe Stock (stock.adobe.com).
Music by Ben Beiny, Premiumbeat: premiumbeat.com
Edit and voice by Different Films Limited: different-films.com
© Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation 2021