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. Read more.



The Birth of a Hero

Raoul Wallenberg was born into an aristocratic Swedish banking family on 4 August 1912, and his father died when Raoul was three months old. Raised…

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Congressional Gold Medal to Raoul Wallenberg and recognition to the Wallenberg Foundation

On 9 July 2014, Swedish-born diplomat Raoul Wallenberg was posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony in the U.S. Congress…

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Honoring Congressional Gold Medal Recipient Raoul Wallenberg: One Man Who Made a Difference

Two years ago marked the centennial of the birth of a truly remarkable man, the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg. In 2012, the year was spent…

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Identifying and honoring Muslim rescuers of Armenians

Eurnekian: “This is an unchartered territory waiting to be discovered” The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation (IRWF) and…

Competition on Raoul Wallenberg in Jerusalem

The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation and Casa Argentina en Israel, together with the Department of Education of the City of Jerusalem…

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