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07.10.2014

On 24 September, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, took part in an event entitled “Towards Inclusive Societies: Empowerment and Education as a strategy to prevent genocide”, within the framework of the UN General Assembly.

31.03.2014

The International Conference on Genocide Prevention is taking place in Brussels from 31 March-1 April. The conference is hosted by the Belgian Government and jointly organized by the United Nations, African Union, the European Union, and Belgium.

13.02.2013

The Belgian Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is deeply shocked by the parade of a fake Nazi railcar during the Aalst Carnival.

08.02.2013

"Stateless Folk": Colloquium on the Gypsies of Europe" will be held at Kazerne Dossin in Mechelen, Belgium on 26 February 2013.

18.01.2013

As Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA, formerly the ITF), I would like to express my appreciation for the European Union's placement of 27 January, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, on its official calendar.

05.12.2012

King Albert II of Belgium inaugurated the Kazerne Dossin Museum on 26 November 2012.

07.09.2012

On Tuesday, 4 September, the Memorial Dossin Barracks along with the new Museum Square and the Goswin de Stassartstraat were inaugurated in an opening ceremony attended by Minister-President Kris Peeters, Mayor of Mechelen Bart Somers, and ITF Chair Ambassador Jan Deboutte.

16.08.2012

On 15 August 2012, a commemorative ceremony was held in Antwerp City Hall to mark the date of the first deportations of Jewish citizens in 1942.

01.08.2012

The report and abstracts from the academic conference National Police Forces in Europe and the Holocaust 1939-1945, held in Mechelen on the occasion of the Belgian Chairmanship, are now available online.

09.05.2012

The "Train of 1000" arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau on 8 May to commemorate the date of the liberation of Europe.

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