RWI Supported Publications - Raoul Wallenberg Institute.
Research Update on Raoul Wallenberg. November 14, 2008. History and Public Policy Program. Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg (1912-?) Swedish business man and diplomat. The question of what exactly happened to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg after his 1945 disappearance in the Soviet Union remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of the Cold War period. In July 1944, Wallenberg was selected to.
From a Dacha Wall, a Clue to Raoul Wallenberg’s Cold War Fate. The original K.G.B. chief’s diaries, long hidden, state outright for the first time that Mr. Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat and.
The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation is a Non Governmental Organization. Its mission is to develop educational programs and public awareness campaigns based on the values of solidarity and civic courage, ethical cornerstones of the Saviors of the Holocaust.
Heedless of personal danger, Wallenberg pulled people out of death marches, boarded deportation trains, handed out Swedish papers to thousands of innocent people on the way to death camps and insisted to the Nazi occupation authorities that anyone holding Swedish papers be released in his custody. Altogether, Wallenberg is responsible for saving the lives of nearly 100,000 Jewish men, women.
The film is based on extensive historical research, which has allowed us to reconstruct the life of Raoul Wallenberg thanks also to the documentation found by the Russian-Swedish Commission of Inquiry, and from the CIA papers recently made available with the Freedom for Information Act. Incredibly, the author’s research brings to the big screen unexpected conclusion to Wallenberg’s.
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is seeking applications for Regional Human Rights Research Initiative 2019 to strengthen research skills and thematic knowledge on connections between human rights, gender equality and environment in the Asia region, with the ultimate objective to influence knowledge, policy, practice and discourse.
Raoul Wallenberg is a world hero. The second person (after Winston Churchill) to receive Honorary U.S. Citizenship from Congress, he also is an honorary citizen of Canada, Hungary and Israel, where his memory is preserved at Yad Vashem as one of the Righteous Among Nations. Memorials and statues have been raised in countries around the world—that in Gothenburg, Sweden bears his photo as a.