“We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
To commemorate the Holocaust & Heroism Remembrance Day a photographic exhibition titled "Remembering the Holocaust: testimonies of the past, lessons for the future" was held in Buenos Aires from 5 - 19 May.
In the presence of over 1000 members of the Jewish Women's Network, on March 21 Canadian Ambassador Gwyneth Kutz joined the Israeli Ambassador in Argentina at AMIJAI Synagogue to announce a full-year programme in partnership with Delegation of Jewish Community Institutions (DAIA) to mark Canada's accession to the chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.
Federico Villegas Beltran (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship) – Head of Delegation
Emmanuel Nicolás Kahan (Ministry of Education) - Deputy Head of Delegation
Maria Celeste Adamoli (Ministry of Education) – Education Working Group
Guillermo Borger (Jewish Community in Argentina) – Education Working Group
Beatriz Dragovetsky de Nemirovsky (Jewish Community in Argentina) – Education Working Group
In May, a civil court in Buenos Aires, Argentina issued an injunction to force Google to remove antisemitic material from its search results, setting an international legal precedent.
Argentina's Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a formal commemoration event in Buenos Aires for Holocaust Memorial Day.
Argentina has submitted a report on its activities related to Holocaust education, research, and remembrance in the first half of 2012, as it has done every year since it became an ITF Member to fulfill its commitment under the Stockholm Declaration.