September 2007

September 5, 2007 – October 21, 2007



  • Raoul Wallenberg Exhibit at the Sakharov Museum and Center in Moscow, Russia. The exhibit “Raoul Wallenberg – One man can make a difference” will open in Moscow accompanied by a pedagogical seminar and a series of lectures on the life and actions of the Swedish diplomat.

September 5



  • Raoul Wallenberg exhibit Official Opening and Press Conference with Jurii Samodurov, Director, Sakharov Museum and Center, Johan Molander. Ambassador, Embassy of Sweden, Moscow, Olle Wästberg, Director-General, Swedish Institute, Louise von Dardel, niece of Raoul Wallenberg, Ilya Altman, Director, Russian Holocaust Center, Sergei Kovalev, Memorial, and Laureate of the Council of Europe in 1995. At the Sakharov Museum and Center, Zemlyanoi val 57, Bld 6, Moscow

  • Ben Olander at R.W. Academy for Young Leaders, Stockholm Gymnasieskola, Sweden. Swedish folk musician Ben Olander will discuss the Holocaust and present Swedish diplomat, Raoul Wallenberg, as an example of courage and what one person can do to prevent everything that comes between harassment and genocide.

September 6



  • Seminar for Teachers and Pedagogues: How to Teach the Dark Sides of History: Methods and Tools. At the Sakharov Museum and Center, Zemlyanoi val 57, Bld 6, Moscow. – 9:00am-5:00pm.

September 7



  • Scholars Seminar: The Historic and Contemporary Significance of Raoul Wallenberg. At the Library of Foreign Literature, ulitsa Nikoloyamskaya 1. – 9:00am – 4:00pm.

September 18



  • Film showing: The Case of Raoul Wallenberg – Savior and Victim, by Klaus Drexel. At the Sakharov Museum and Center, Zemlyanoi val 57, Bld 6, Moscow – 7:00pm.


September 21



  • International Day of Peace. An annual day established by a United Nations resolution in 1981 to coincide with the opening of the General Assembly. Beginning on the 20th anniversary in 2002, the UN General Assembly set 21 September as the now permanent date for the International Day of Peace.