Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal will travel to Sweden from April 23-26, 2012. This visit will include stops in Stockholm and Malmö to consult with Swedish officials and local Jewish communities, and to participate in an event honoring Swedish diplomat and Holocaust rescuer Raoul Wallenberg during this 100th anniversary year of his birth.
In Stockholm, Special Envoy Rosenthal will meet with the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and representatives of the Jewish community. She will be a keynote speaker at a seminar on the changing face of anti-Semitism hosted by the Institute for Security and Development Policy.
In Malmö, she will meet with Malmö Mayor Ilmar Reepalu and local Jewish leaders. She will also meet with the City of Malmö’s Interreligious Dialogue Forum and participate in an event honoring Raoul Wallenberg hosted by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute at Lund University.
Special Envoy Rosenthal will have press availabilities in Stockholm and Malmö. For details on these events and media access, contact the U.S. Embassy to Sweden press office at USEmbPress@gmail.com.