Commemoration of 60 Years since Dag Hammarskjöld Took Office
An event was held at UN Headquarters to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Dag Hammarskjöld’s appointment as UN Secretary-General on 10 April 1953. A view of the conference hall during the screening of film footage from the ceremony at which Hammarskjöld took office. Front row, from left: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, one of the speakers; Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, who moderated the event; and Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Pub Information. Seated behind Mr. Ban, Yoon Yeocheol, UN Chief of Protocol.