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On 14 April, the European Parliament adopted the EU data protection legislation, which will come into force in two years’ time.
The Forgotten Voices Conference, organised by the European Roma and Travellers Forum in cooperation with the Council of Europe took place from Wednesday 6 to Thursday 7 April 2016 in the Romanian Parliament in Bucharest, Romania.
On 6 April 2016 the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, met Ambassadors of the IHRA’s member and observer countries in Bucharest to mark the start of Romania’s Chairmanship  and to present the Romanian priorities.
The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) was deeply saddened and shocked by the terrorist attacks which took place in Brussels on 22 March.
"Bystanders, Rescuers or Perpetrators? The Neutral Countries and the Shoah" is the second volume in the IHRA publication series and offers a trans-national, comparative perspective on the varied reactions of the neutral countries to the Nazi persecution and murder of the European Jews.
From 1-2 March a conference on the genocide of the Roma was co-organised by the Hungarian IHRA Chairmanship and held in Budapest at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
On 8 March 2016, Romania assumed the Chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.
On 3 March, the IHRA Chair attended meetings in the Vatican, accompanied by the IHRA Executive Secretary, Dr Kathrin Meyer, the Advisor to the IHRA, Professor Steven Katz, and by the Head of the Romanian Delegation to the IHRA, Ambassador Razvan Rusu.
On 8 March 2016, Romania will assume the Chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.
IHRA's international research conference on education about the Holocaust took place at the PH Luzern University of Teacher Education from 15-16 February 2016.