“Our commitment must be to remember the victims who perished, respect the survivors still with us, and reaffirm humanity's common aspiration for mutual understanding and justice.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
Today traces of the former Litzmannstadt Ghetto are still present in the city of Łódź, but not all inhabitants are aware of the history of the ghetto. In 2015, the Museum of Independence Traditions in Łódź undertook a project called "Litzmannstadt-Getto Model" to create a 3D representation of the area where the ghetto stood.
The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam and Facebook have partnered to create a computer-generated bot which will allow people to "chat" with the Anne Frank House.
The Slovak post office is commemorating the memory of holocaust victims with a stamp to mark 75 years since the first deportation of Jews from Slovakia. An exhibition at the Postal Museum in Banská Bystrica is also being organized.
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will bestow its highest honor, the Elie Wiesel Award, on German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her work advancing Holocaust awareness.
On 16 March a roundtable on the recently adopted IHRA working definition of antisemitism took place in the synagogue of Luxembourg, in the presence of about 80 participants. In attendance were several ambassadors and representatives from the embassies of Belgium, Germany, Poland and the UK, as well as the honorary consul of Israel.
From 24-26 March 2017 the Slovak National Museum - Museum of Jewish Culture in Bratislava will hold a memorial event dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the departure of the first transport to leave Slovakia for the German Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp.
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights is seeking an Expert/Drafter for Educational Policy Guidelines for the project “Turning words into action to address antisemitism”, based in Warsaw.
Applications are now open for the Global Minority Rights Summer School 2017: Interrogating Populism from the Perspectives of Vulnerable Minorities.