“We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
On the 26 April 2017, the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Elie Wiesel National Institute organized a debate marking one year since the Internatioanl Holocaust Remembrance Alliance adoption of the working definition of antisemitism.
The National Institute for Romanian Holocaust Studies "Elie Wiesel" announces a call for projects on the Holocaust in Romania, which will be organised from March 1st to September 30th 2017.
Holocaust education has been one of the main objectives pursued by the Romanian IHRA Chairmanship in 2016 with a view to raise awareness about the necessity to teach the new generations about the dangerous consequences of this tragedy.
On 10 November the IHRA successfully concluded its second bi-annual Plenary meeting under the Romanian Chairmanship in Iasi.
October 9 has been the national Holocaust Remembrance Day in Romania since May 2004 and marks the day when the deportations of Romanian Jews to Transnistria started.
In the week of 20-24 September 2016, the National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania `Elie Wiesel` signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with various partners to ensure Holocaust education for civil servants.