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OSCE Conference on Tolerance in Astana, Kazakhstan


 
 Dan Tichon, the chairman of the ITF in 2010, delivered a speech today to the OSCE's High-Level Conference on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination on the goals and proposals of the ITF in the context...

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Plenary Session


 
 The Task Force for International Cooperation in Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research (ITF) met for its biannual Plenary meeting, the first under the Israeli chairmanship, from 14-17 June...

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The Global Prevention of Genocide: Learning From the Holocaust, on 28 June - 3 July, 2010


 
 Today, many states have recognized the importance of teaching about the Holocaust and using it as a mechanism for preventing racism, ethnic conflict, and genocide. The aim of the Salzburg Global...

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UK appoints Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues


 
 Foreign Secretary William Hague has appointed Sir Andrew Burns as the United Kingdom's first Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues.
 
 Press release by the Foreign Office of the United Kingdom...

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Seventh International Conference on Holocaust Education, Yad Vashem June 12-13, 2010


 
 On 12-13 June, prior to the ITF Plenary Meetings in Jerusalem, 200 world-renowned scholars, philosophers and leaders from some 40 countries will come together at Yad Vashem for the Seventh...

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Spain to strengthen its network for Holocaust education


 
 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...

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Warsaw Ghetto Fighters Monument Unveiled


 
 On May 13, the ceremony for the unveiling of the Monument Commemorating the Evacuation of Warsaw Ghetto Fighters took place at 51, Prosta Street in Warsaw.
 
 The monument is situated at the very...

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Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet Opens Exhibit “Convoy no. 73—Convoy with a Singular Fate”


 
 Foreign Minister Urmas Paet opened the exhibit in the Museum of Occupations entitled "Convoy no. 73-Convoy with a Singular Fate", which is dedicated to memory of the 900 French Jews who were...

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Topography of Terror Documentation Center opens in Berlin


 
 After over 20 years of planning and construction, the Topography of Terror historical site in Berlin announces the completion of its brand new documentation center.
 
 The site, known by...

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Austria Commemorates Victims of National Socialism


 
 5 May 2010 marks the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Mauthausen concentration camp complex.
 
 It was on 5 May 1945 when American troops put an end to the atrocities that had taken place...

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