“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 international conference examines the attitude and reaction of the neutral countries during World War II (specifically Argentina, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Turkey) to the Holocaust.
Belén Alfaro Hernández (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) – Head of Delegation
Jorge Notivoli (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) - Museums and Memorials Working Group
Inga Bernardo Pueyo (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) - Education Working Group
Violeta Miguel Pérez (Ministry of Education) - Education Working Group
Ricardo Ruiz de la Serna (University CEU San Pablo)- Academic Working Group
From 22 to 25 November, the seminar "Shoah, Genocides and Crimes Against Humanity" brings together 25 outstanding Spanish jurists with the objective of illustrating the legal dimensions of the Holocaust.
The exhibition "Visas for Freedom" sponsored by Casa Sefarad-Israel and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain, has travelled to Venezuela for the first time.
The judges of the Third Section of the Provincial Court of Madrid decided last week to dissolve the neo-Nazi organization Blood and Honour Spain ("Sangre y Honor" in Spanish), condemning 15 of the 18 defendants to prison terms ranging from one year to three and a half years. The decision is a clear stand against antisemitism and Holocaust denial in the country.