“Our commitment must be to remember the victims who perished, respect the survivors still with us, and reaffirm humanity's common aspiration for mutual understanding and justice.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
The international conference examines the attitude and reaction of the neutral countries during World War II (specifically Argentina, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Turkey) to the Holocaust.
From 22 to 25 November, the seminar "Shoah, Genocides and Crimes Against Humanity" brings together 25 outstanding Spanish jurists with the objective of illustrating the legal dimensions of the Holocaust.
The exhibition "Visas for Freedom" sponsored by Casa Sefarad-Israel and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain, has travelled to Venezuela for the first time.
The judges of the Third Section of the Provincial Court of Madrid decided last week to dissolve the neo-Nazi organization Blood and Honour Spain ("Sangre y Honor" in Spanish), condemning 15 of the 18 defendants to prison terms ranging from one year to three and a half years. The decision is a clear stand against antisemitism and Holocaust denial in the country.
Spain has launched a pioneering project to bring students to various sites of Holocaust remembrance around Europe.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, together with Casa Sefarad-Israel and the Ministry of Education, is organizing a conference in Madrid on 27-29 May for over 200 educators on transmitting Holocaust history.
The "Visas for Freedom: Spanish diplomats and the Holocaust" exhibition sponsored by Casa Sefarad-Israel and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain, is to travel to Israel for the first time.