Preserving Sites

IHRA Delegation visits Alderney as part of project on safeguarding sites

On 26 and 27 September, IHRA's Safeguarding Sites project team will be visiting the Channel Island of Alderney, the third largest of five Islands. This five-year IHRA project will include visits to...

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IHRA Chair leads visit to Zagreb and Jasenovac

Zagreb, 12 September 2019 The Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), Ambassador Georges Santer, yesterday led an IHRA delegation to Jasenovac, the former site of a...

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IHRA Chair seeks acceleration of memorial plans for Staro Sajmište

Belgrade, 9 September 2019 The Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, Ambassador Georges Santer, today and yesterday led visits to Staro Sajmište and Topovske Supe, Belgrade and...

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IHRA delegates visit Alderney, first case study in Safeguarding Sites project

On 12 July, Lord Eric Pickles, head of the UK delegation of IHRA, along with the deputy head, Sally Sealey, and Dr Gilly Carr, member of the UK delegation and chair of the new Safeguarding Sites...

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Experts Advise on IHRA Safeguarding Sites Project

Sites associated with the Holocaust and the genocide of the Roma play a crucial role in educating current and future generations about the history and causes of the Holocaust, and helping them to...

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Safeguarding Sites: the IHRA Charter for best practice

On 1 February, 2019, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance will begin its project 'Safeguarding Sites: the IHRA Charter for best practice' under its five-year priority theme ‘Countering...

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Permanent Roma Exhibition in Komárom

On 18 May, 2018, the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma visited Komárom to discuss a possible venue for a permanent exhibition on the genocide of the Roma in Hungary. In 1944, thousands of...

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A Place of Remembrance at Lety u Pisku

On 25 April, 2018, Martina Maschke, Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma visited Lety u Pisku to commend the Czech Government on the removal of a pig farm from the site of the...

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Holocaust Commemoration in Latvia: Mapping Sites and Sharing Experience

During this project, the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Latvia intended to expand and improve their database of information on Jewish killing sites in Latvia on which there were no...

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Blog: Lety u Pisku

On 12 July an International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) delegation including the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, attended high level meetings in the Czech Republic to discuss...

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