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IHRA from Berlin: New working definition enters final phase as Plenary condemns rehabilitation

On Thursday, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance successfully concluded its semiannual Plenary meetings of renowned experts, civil society, and government representatives. As a first for...

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IHRA Statement on Rehabilitation

Adopted at the 2020 IHRA Berlin Plenary during the German Presidency
 
 The IHRA condemns all attempts to rehabilitate the reputations of persons who were complicit in the crimes of the Holocaust and...

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IHRA President's Statement on the Working Definition of Anti-Roma Racism

The 2020 IHRA Ministerial Declaration emphasized the importance of remembering the genocide of the Roma and acknowledging the impact that the neglect of this genocide has had on the continued...

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Berlin virtual Plenary: 5 key things to know

Want a peek at what's on the agenda for the Berlin virtual Plenary meetings that are starting today? We have listed the top five items that you need to know about, from world premieres to important...

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2020 IHRA Grant Projects

In order to strengthen the collective impact of its priority areas of “countering distortion” and “safeguarding the record” over the next five years, the IHRA has aligned its current grant strategy to...

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What is Holocaust Distortion and why is it a problem?

Holocaust distortion is an urgent and growing issue. “Distortion of the Holocaust is found in all kinds of places. From facts twisted on the internet, to opportunistic statements by politicians...

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The 2020 IHRA Ministerial Declaration: "A much more serious commitment"

On 19 January, the atmosphere of the great hall of the Residence Palace in Brussels was characterized by a tense but also cordial excitement. Seated around one long table were ministers and...

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Arolsen Archives awarded prestigious European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award

The Arolsen Archives were awarded the prestigious European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award on 9 May 2020. The award recognizes organizations and individuals exemplifying best practices related to...

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Why we need action on Holocaust Denial and Distortion now  

On the 75th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust and the surrender of Nazi Germany, the fight against Holocaust denial and distortion is more urgent than ever.
 
 A special contribution from IHRA...

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Project monitors access to Holocaust archives

This past March marked the beginning of one of the IHRA’s latest projects: Monitoring Access to Holocaust Collections, under the IHRA’s five-year priority theme of safeguarding the record. The project...

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