Dag Hammarskjöld

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Dag Hammarskjöld was the second United Nations Secretary-General, serving from 10 April 1953 to his death on 18 September 1961.

Legislative history

The General Assembly agenda item "Investigation into the conditions and circumstances resulting in the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld and of the members of the party accompanying him" was first introduced during the 16th Session of the General Assembly, in 1961[1].

Report General Assembly resolution Date Notes
1628(XVI) 26 October 1961 Established the Commission of investigation
A/5069 and Add.1 1859(XVII) 26 October 1962 Report of the Commission of investigation
A/68/800 and Add.1 69/246 29 December 2014 Report of the Commission of Inquiry
A/70/132 70/11 19 November 2015 Report of the Independent Panel of Experts
A/70/1017 71/260 23 December 2016 Requested Secretary-General to appoint an eminent person
A/71/1042 72/252 24 December 2017 Report of the Eminent Person
A/73/973 Second report of the Eminent Person


  1. A/4896 Request for the inclusion of an additional item of the agenda of the sixteenth regular session: item proposed by Ghana, India, the United Arab Republic, Venezuela