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The 2020 IHRA Ministerial Declaration: "A much more serious commitment"

On 19 January, the atmosphere of the great hall of the Residence Palace in Brussels was characterized by a tense but also cordial excitement. Seated around one long table were ministers and...

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AJR unveils commemorative plaque at the British Embassy in Berlin

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) unveiled a commemorative plaque at the British Embassy in Berlin on Tuesday 12 May, 2020 in dedication and memory of consular officials whose devoted efforts...

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Arolsen Archives awarded prestigious European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award

The Arolsen Archives were awarded the prestigious European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award on 9 May 2020. The award recognizes organizations and individuals exemplifying best practices related to...

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Digital Liberation Day events at the Falstad Center

This year, the Falstad Center will be honoring the memory of the victims of the Holocaust and commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War with a digital live stream program....

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Why we need action on Holocaust Denial and Distortion now  

On the 75th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust and the surrender of Nazi Germany, the fight against Holocaust denial and distortion is more urgent than ever.
 
 A special contribution from IHRA...

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Remembrance Day speech by King Willem-Alexander

The Dutch National Remembrance Day on 4 May 2020 was unlike any that had come before. Marking the significance of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, King Willem-Alexander was set...

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Project monitors access to Holocaust archives

This past March marked the beginning of one of the IHRA’s latest projects: Monitoring Access to Holocaust Collections, under the IHRA’s five-year priority theme of safeguarding the record. The project...

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5 tips on hosting Holocaust commemorations online

Covid-19 is requiring many changes in the way we live and work. Amongst the danger and terrible effects of the global pandemic, many particularly significant commemorations are to take place in 2020...

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Amersfoort 2020 digital commemoration event

On Sunday, 19 April 2020, an entirely virtual commemoration event took place in the Netherlands for the very first time. The event marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Kamp Amersfoort...

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Dutch Network of War Collections wins GLAMi

Dutch Network of War Collections wins international innovation prize with Warlives.org
 
 The Dutch Network of War Collections (Netwerk Oorlogsbronnen) has won a prestigious GLAMi Award with its Warli...

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