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On 8 September, the Wiener Library in London will host a lecture on the music of Theresienstadt by Professor Adam Gorb.


Garnethill Synagogue in Glasgow, Scotland, will become Scotland's first Jewish Heritage Centre.


On 2 August, Roma and Sinti Genocide Remembrance Day was commemorated in Croatia.


 On 22 July the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova issued a statement endorsing the Report of the International Commission for the study of the Holocaust presided by Elie Wiesel.


The educational project, "Young Muslims in Auschwitz", run by "Offene Jugendarbeit" in Duisburg, Germany, seeks to engage German Muslim teens in dialogue about history, antisemitism, and stereotypes through a visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and State Museum.


In March 2016, the IHRA released its second book, entitled "Bystanders, Rescuers or Perpetrators? The Neutral Countries and the Shoah'.


On 31 July, the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, attended the closing ceremony of the national competition "Holocaust Memory 2016” in Bucharest.


The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) was delighted to mark its 75th anniversary with a reception at the Wiener Library where AJR Chairman, Andrew Kaufman, announced the installation of a plaque in honour of Hans and Eva Reichmann.


In 2014, the IHRA funded a two-year educational project by TernYpe International Roma Youth Network to support Roma and youth organizations in developing their commemorative events and activities related to the genocide of the Roma.


From 6 – 17 July 2016 the Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre conducted a Holocaust education tour for twenty-two Canadian educators, which included programs in Austria and Poland.