November

The calendar presents the year's events around the world. The programme is subject to change. The calendar is updated regularly.

4 November

Ottawa: Tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, on his 100th birthday.

The Free Thinking Film Society and B'Nai Brith of Canada presents a Tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, on his 100th birthday. With Film - "Raoul Wallenberg - The Angel of Budapest" Canada, 2006. The story of Raoul Wallenberg presented through the personal experiences of four Canadians: Susan Vadnay of Montreal, Dr. Erwin Koranyi of Ottawa, and Maria Gomori of Winnipeg, all of whom survived Budapest's Jewish ghetto, and David Matas, a Winnipeg-based human rights lawyer. Floralove Katz will sing songs from the Holocaust.
Venue: Library and Archives Canada - Auditorium, 395 Wellington Street
Time: 19.00 - 22.00

5 November

Prague: FACING EVIL - Wallenberg's rescue of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust

International conference at the Parliament of the Czech Republic orgnised by the Swedish, Hungarian and Israeli Embassies.
With the participation of Mr. Zsolt NÉMETH, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary, dr. Johan MATZ, Center fot Russian Studies at the University of Uppsala, prof. Yehuda BAUER
Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mr. Pavol SALAMON
Holocaust Memorial Center, senior supervisory archivist, documentation of the rescuing activities, Budapest, Mr. Jakub MLYNÁX Centrum vizuální historie Malach UK and Mr. Daniel HERMAN, Director of the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes

Henån: Lecture - Raoul Wallenberg, a humanist in uniform. (In Swedish)

Lecturer: Lars Brink, author and researcher
Organiser: Åhus Lecture Association
Place: Åhus. Time: 19.00
Lars Brink will sign his book När hoten var starka (When the threats were strong)

7 November

Stockholm: "Voices" - Interactive thematic day on Human Rights in the spirit of Raoul Wallenberg

For students of year 9 and above. With the New European Ensemblen, Länsmusiken, Amnesty International, EXPO foundation, Teskedsorden and others.
Venue: Musikaliska, Nybrokajen
Time:9.00-12.30 eller 13.00 - 16.30

New York City: The Raoul Wallenberg Civic Courage Award

The Raoul Wallenberg Committee of the United States presents the Raoul Wallenberg Civic Courage Award to the New York Police Commissioner Raymond W Kelly.

Växjö: Lecture "Raoul Wallenberg the Humanist"

Author Lars Brink gives a lecture in swedish and signs his book "När hoten var starka".
Arranged by: Växjö Library and Folkuniversitetet
Time: 18.00
Plats: Galaxen, Växjö Library

7-12 November

Sarajevo: Human Rights Film Festival

The Embassy of Sweden in Sarajevo will take a part in this year's Human Rights Film Festival "Pravo ljudski" (Really Human) in Sarajevo from 7-12 November 2012 by presenting the film "Good Evening Mr. Wallenberg" and showing the exhibition "To me there is no other choice".

8 November

Berlin: Swedish presence in Berlin during the Second World War

Organized by the Swedish Embassy and the Swedish Church in Berlin. In German.
Venue: Felleshus of the Nordic Embassies, Rauchstrasse 1
Time: 18.00

Wroclaw, Poland: Chrystal Night commemorations

Commemorations of the Chrystal Night. Opening of Raoul Wallenberg exhibition by the Swedish Ambassador to Poland, Staffan Herrström.

Stockholm: "Voices" - Interactive thematic day on Human Rights in the spirit of Raoul Wallenberg

For students of year 9 and above. With the New European Ensemblen, Länsmusiken, Amnesty International, EXPO foundation, Teskedsorden and others.
Venue: Musikaliska, Nybrokajen
Time:9.00-12.30

Alvesta: Lecture "Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012"

Author Lars Brink gives a lecture in swedish and signs his book "När hoten var starka".
Arranged by: Alvesta Library and Folkuniversitetet
Time: 19.00
Plats: Alvesta Library

9 November

Ottawa: Raoul Wallenberg Park Tree Planting Ceremony

With Mayor Jim Watson and Swedish Ambassador Teppo Tauriainen and survivors
Time: 13.00

Stockholm: "Voices"

New European Ensemble, in collaboration with Amnesty International, EXPO Foundation and Teskedsorden, performs Hans Werner Henze's landmark masterwork "Voices" at Stockholm's concert hall, Musikaliska.
Hans Werner Henze - Voices 22 songs for alto, tenor and 17 musicians (performing over 80 instruments)
the work will be performed with specially made photoprojections from Amnesty Internationals Collection.
Venue: Musikaliska, Nybrokajen
Time: 19.30

11 November

Ottawa: Docent training for the Raoul Wallenberg exhibition

Time: 13.00
Venue: Soloway JCC

12 November

Piteå: Lecture with Ingrid Carlberg

The author talks about her new book "Det står ett rum här och väntar på dig.."
Time: 20.00
Venue: Krokodil

Berlin: Lecture 'Wallenberg, the myth'

With author Bengt Jangfeldt. The seminar is moderated by Professor Nachama. An arrangement by the Swedish Embassy, the German Resistance Memorial Center
and the Foundation Memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe. In German and English
Venue: Topographie des Terrors

Ottawa: Raoul Wallenberg lecture

Lecture with Dr Robert Rozett, Director of the Yad Vashem Libraries at University of Ottawa.
Time: 13.00

Ottawa: Teacher's Workshop

"Raoul Wallenberg: Humanitarian of the 20th Century"
Time: 15.00
Venue: Soloway JCC

Santiago: Homage to Swedish Diplomat Raoul Wellenberg Was Paid at ECLAC

A ceremony to honour the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg is jointly organized by the Embassy of Sweden and Israel in Chile, with the support of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean ECLAC and the Regional Office for South America of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

12-13 November

Swedish Forum for Human Rights 2012

Raoul Wallenberg is commemorated throughout the Forum by, among others, The Living History Forum, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute and New European Ensemble.

13 November

Hanoi: Raoul Wallenberg exhibition

THe Exhibition "Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012" will be displayed in cooperation between the Swedish and Hungarian Embassies and the Hanoi University of Culture.

14 November

Vienna: International Conference "Auf den Spuren Wallenbergs"

The Swedish Embassy in Vienna, along with the Israeli and Hungarian Embassies arranges a full day conference in cooperation with Diplomatische Akadamie i Wien and Ludwig Bolzmann Institut für Kriegsfolgen-Forschung. With the participation of international researchers, authors and journalist.

16 November

Paris: Raoul Wallenberg Conference

A Raoul Wallenberg Conference at the Swedish Institute in Paris with Tal Bruttmann, Tim Cole, Bengt Jangfeldt, Paul Levine, Leonid Teruchkin and Annette Wieviorka
Time: 9.00

Linköping: Lecture "Not giving up - Raoul Wallenberg's and out struggle against humiliating treatment"

Bishop emeritus Martin Lind gives the lecture in swedish.
Arranged by: Östergötlands Museum and Linköping City
Venue: Wallenbersalen, Östergötlands Museum
Time: 19.00

Bratislava: Movie Screening

The Hungarian Embassy in Bratislava along with the Swedish Embassy in Vienna organises a screening of the movie "Good Evening Mr Wallenberg".
Venue: Cinema Mladost, Hviezdoslavovo namestie 17, Bratislava

20 November

Budapest: The Angel of Budapest - documentary

Screening of the documentary by the french Jean-Michel Meurice (1982.) 59'
Venue: French Institute in Budapest
Time: 18.00

21 November

Paris: Movie evening at the UNESCO Headquaters

The Swedish and Hungarian Unesco-delegations commemoraties Raoul Wallenberg at the UNESCO hearquaters in Paris. With a screening of the movie "Good evening Mr Wallenberg" and speeches by Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova and Special Envoy for Holocaust Education Samuel Pisar.

Bratislava: Commemorative day for Raoul Wallenberg

The Hungarian Embassy in Bratislava organises a commemorative day in the honour of Raoul Wallenberg in two parts:
- Wreath Laying at the Raoul Wallenberg monument in Bratislava at 8.45.
- International conference about Raoul Wallenberg with historians and researchers at 10.00.
Venue: Samorin

22 November

Ljubljana: Raoul Wallenberg - Man amidst inhumanity

Program:
14:30 - Movie: "Good evening Mr Wallenberg"
16:30 - Panel discussion about Raoul Wallenberg and his legacy. With Dr. Kristian Gerner, (Sweden, Dr. Oto Luthar (Slovenia), Dr. András GerQ (Hungary) and Eli Yosef (Wallenberg Foundation IRWF, NYC)
Venue: Kinodvor, Kolodvorska 13, Ljubljana

22 November - 6 January 2013

Ottawa: Exhibition "To me there's no other choice - Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012"

The exhibition will be displayed at the Canadian War Museum until January 6th, 2013

25 November

New York City: In commemoration of Raoul Wallenberg

The Queens Jewish Community Council, The Young Israel of Hillcrest, and The Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Committee invite you to a special recognition and appreciation event honoring Raoul Wallenberg On the occasion of his centennial birthday.
Time: 14.00
Venue: Young Israel Of Hillcrest, 169-07 Jewel Avenue,
Hillcrest, NY

26 November

Stockholm: Stockholm Human Rights Award

In 2012 the Stockhoolm Human Rights Award is commemorates Raoul Wallenberg and will be awarded Thomas Hammarberg and the European Roma Rights Center in Budapest.
Venue: Berwaldhallen

Canberra: In commemoration of Raoul Wallenberg

Foreign Minister Bob Carr will be a special guest of the Israeli, Swedish and Hungarian embassies at a ceremony to commemorate Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg.
Venue: the Australian National University.

26 November - 14 december

Nürnberg: Exhibition and workshops

The Consulate General of Hungary and Israel with the Honorary Consul of Sweden in Munich, Dr Klaus Werner presents the exhibition "Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012" at the Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds in Nürnberg. The exhibition will be shown from the 26th November until 14th December 2012.

27 November

Seoul: Movie evening

Biopic of great Swedish Mr. Raoul Wallenberg, "Good Evening Mr. Wallenberg" is screening at Israel Culture Center in Gangnam on Tuesday, 27 November.

Kyiv: Raoul Wallenberg seminar

The Embassy of Hungary, Embassy of the State of Israel and the Embassy of Sweden, in cooperation with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine will host an event in commemoration of Raoul Wallenberg.
Program of the event:
1. Official speeches of the extraordinary and plenipotentiary Ambassadors of the three states;
2. Lecture by Professor Kristian Gerner, a member of the committee on investigation of Raoul Wallenberg's destiny (Sweden) followed by discussion.
Time: 16.00
Venue: the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine.
Address: Kyiv, 2 Velyka Zhytomyrska str.

Berlin: Wallenberg day at the youth center FEZ

Arrangment in cooperation with the Swedish and Israeli Embassies in Berlin, FEZ, LISUM Berlin-Brandenburg and swedish teachers Gellert Kovács and Christer Mattsson.

28 November

Berlin: Movie screening 'Good evening Mr Wallenberg'

Screening of Kjell Grede's movie from 1990 followed by a discussion with historian Gellert Kovacs

29 November

Dnipropetrovsk: Raoul Wallenberg event

The Embassy of Hungary, Embassy of the State of Israel and the Embassy of Sweden will host an event in commemoration of Raoul Wallenberg.
Program of the event:
1. Official speeches of the extraordinary and plenipotentiary Ambassadors of the three states;
2. Lecture by Professor Kristian Gerner, a member of the committee on investigation of Raoul Wallenberg's destiny (Sweden) followed by discussion.
Venue: Menorah Center

Lusaka: Raoul Wallenberg discussion

Embassy of Sweden will host a Raoul Wallenberg discussion on the theme "To us, there is no other choice: universal respect for human rights". With the Raoul Wallenberg Institute and the Zambian Human Rights Commission
Participants in the panel include:
Ms Goretti Mudzongo, Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Sweden
Mrs Hope Chanda, Human Rights Commission, Zambia
Mr Per Lundell, Embassy of Sweden in Zambia
Time: 17.00
Venue: Protea Hotel Arcades

Limassol: Movie evening

In Cyprus the Embassy of Sweden, in cooperation with the Embassy of Israel, the Embassy of Hungary, Rialto Theatre and the University of Cyprus, is organizing screenings of Kjell Grede's film "Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg". English subtitles. Free entrance.
Time: 20.30
Venue: Rialto Theatre, Limassol