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13.01.2017
On 22 and 23 March 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is holding a conference entitled “As Mass Murder Began: Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of Summer-Fall 1941” at the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum in Vilnius, Lithuania.
09.01.2017
Find out what is happening on International Holocaust Remembrance Day in IHRA Member and Observer Countries. This information will be updated throughout January.
05.01.2017
On 9 January 2017, the IHRA held the first-ever seminar focused on teaching and learning about the Holocaust and related issues in El Salvador, an IHRA Observer Country.
21.12.2016
From 16-17 February 2017 the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, in cooperation with the Holy See, will hold a conference for public policy-makers from Europe, North America and the Middle East, media representatives and representatives of NGOs and civil society organizations at the Palazzo della Cancelleria in Rome focusing on refugee policies from 1933 to the present day.
19.12.2016
The IHRA is proud to present its new blog, “Seeking Protection”, which explores how our knowledge of the refugee situation before, during and after the Holocaust can be relevant for understanding the current refugee situation. The blog aims to serve as a resource centre for educators and as a platform for guest bloggers to reflect on the topic of refugees.
14.12.2016
Statement of the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, regarding the outcome of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg.
14.12.2016
At the Iasi Plenary Meetings, IHRA experts raised serious concerns about provisions in the existing and proposed legislation in Poland that could impact on Holocaust research. On the invitation of the Polish authorities, an IHRA expert working group visited Warsaw on 15 December to enter into dialogue with the relevant Polish stakeholders.
12.12.2016
The UK government is to formally adopt a definition of antisemitism based on the working definition of antisemitism adopted by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance on 26 May 2016.
12.12.2016
The IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, has issued a statement regarding the decision of the UK Government to formally adopt the IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism.
08.12.2016
On 3 December 2017, upon invitation of the Salzburg Global Seminar, the Head of the Austrian Delegation to the IHRA, Ambassador Michael Baier, participated in the Seminar’s Session 564 “Learning from the Past: Promoting Pluralism and Countering Extremism” where he introduced the IHRA and its outreach to non-IHRA countries.

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