“We share a commitment to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to honour those who stood against it.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will bestow its highest honor, the Elie Wiesel Award, on German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her work advancing Holocaust awareness.
Today traces of the former Litzmannstadt Ghetto are still present in the city of Łódź, but not all inhabitants are aware of the history of the ghetto. In 2015, the Museum of Independence Traditions in Łódź undertook a project called "Litzmannstadt-Getto Model" to create a 3D representation of the area where the ghetto stood.
On 16 March a roundtable on the recently adopted IHRA working definition of antisemitism took place in the synagogue of Luxembourg, in the presence of about 80 participants. In attendance were several ambassadors and representatives from the embassies of Belgium, Germany, Poland and the UK, as well as the honorary consul of Israel.