Czech Republic

Antonin Hradilek

Head of Czech Delegation to the IHRA

Member country since: 2002

Remembrance Days: 27 January (International Holocaust Remembrance Day)


Jirí Kalasnikov (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) – Deputy Head of Delegation

Vojtěch Blodig (Terezin Memorial) – Academic Working Group

Jaroslav Faltýn (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports) - Education Working Group

Petra Holovkova (The National Pedadgogical Museum and Library of J.A Comenius) - Museums and Memorials Working Group

Martin Martinek (Government Council for Roma Minority Affairs and Government Council for National Minoroties)  

Jan Munk (Chairman of the Prague Jewish Community) – Museums and Memorials Working Group

Zuzana Pavlovská (Jewish Museum in Prague) – Education Working Group

Vojtech Ripka (The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes)- Education Working Group

Jan Roubinek (Terezin Memorial) - Museums and Memorials Working Group

Dušan Slačka  (Museum of Romani Culture) – Education Working Group

Jana Splichalova (Jewish Museum in Prague) – Academic Working Group


In the Czech Republic, the greater involvement in projects and discussions within the IHRA has led to a more open dialogue and increased cooperation among Czech NGOs and government authorities. The establishment of an efficient system of lifelong learning about the Holocaust for primary and secondary school teachers is another key achievement of Czech's membership in the IHRA. Finally, continuous interest and encouragement from the IHRA leadership has helped the Czech government to resolve a longstanding issue and ensure that the sites of suffering from the time of the Nazi genocide of the Roma are protected and properly remembered. 

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