Raoul Wallenberg’s centenary commemorated in Strasbourg

A memorial ceremony in honour of Mr. Raoul Wallenberg followed by the inauguration of an exhibition took place on 2 October at the Council of Europe.

Speeches were delivered by the Swedish Minister for Integration, Mr. Erik Ullenhag, Mrs. Louise von Dardel, representing the Wallenberg family, Mr. Márton Braun, Chairman of the Hungarian parliamentary delegation and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland who announced the launching of a Raoul Wallenberg prize.

The exhibition will also be shown during the "World Forum for Democray" 5-11 October at the Council of Europe.