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The Romanian IHRA Chairmanship has launched a training program for public servants, magistrates, law enforcement agencies and diplomats on the topic of combating antisemitism, racism, xenophobia, and the Holocaust denial.
The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) adopts a working definition of antisemitism on 26 May. 
Ambassador Michael Baier, Head of the Austrian Delegation to the IHRA, explains about the OSCE meeting on antisemitism held in Berlin on Monday 19 June.
From 13-17 June 2016 IHRA Executive Secretary, Dr. Kathrin Meyer, and Communications Officer, Laura Robertson, had the opportunity to visit the USC Shoah Foundation in Los Angeles, California.
On 8 June 2016, the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, visited the Republic of Moldova, one of the IHRA’s 11 Observer Countries.
On 26 May 2016, the IHRA successfully concluded its first bi-annual Plenary meeting under the Romanian Chairmanship in Bucharest.
On 25 May 2016, IHRA Honorary Chairman Yehuda Bauer was awarded the National Order for Merit by the President of Romania, H.E. Klaus Iohannis. 
From 23-26 May 2016 the IHRA is holding its first bi-annual Plenary meeting under the Romanian Chairmanship in Bucharest. 
On 10 May an International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance delegation participated in a programme on the future of the historic site Staro Sajmište in Belgrade, Serbia. The visit follows up on discussions held during the Debrecen Plenary meetings where IHRA’s experts expressed their concern about the preservation of the Staro Sajmište site due to risks posed by urban development and unclear future plans for a memorial complex.
IHRA Chair's Statement: It was with great concern and disappointment that I learned of an exposition of Holocaust denial cartoons in Teheran following a competition sponsored by two Iranian cultural organizations, as part of the Cartoon Biennale.