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IHRA Delegation meets with Cardinal Parolin at the Vatican

IHRA Chair, Ambassador Sandro De Bernardin, led an IHRA mission to the Vatican for an exchange of views with His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of the Holy See. The IHRA Chair...

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The Jewish Community in Romania from 1918-2018

On the 1 November, 2018, the Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania organized a large debate on the Jewish community in Romania in the period 1918-2018. The event...

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Regional dialogue on Holocaust in the Balkans

From 2 to 4 October, 2018, a seminar entitled The Holocaust as a Starting Point: Regional dialogue in the Balkans was held in the First Technical School "Tesla" in Zagreb, for 50 educators of various...

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National Holocaust Remembrance Day in Romania

On 9 October every year, Romania commemorates the victims of the Holocaust, by virtue of Government Decision 672 of 5 May 2004. The day signifies the beginning of the deportation of Jews to Transnistr...

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Romanian National Expert Network on Genocide Prevention

On 27 September 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania hosted an event to mark the official launch of the Romanian National Expert Network on Genocide Prevention and Multidisciplinary...

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National Holocaust Remembrance Day in Slovakia

On 9 September, 2018, Slovakia commemorated the "Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence". Established in 2000, the day marks the date in 1941 when the Slovak government...

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Exhibition and Symposium on the Èvian Conference

The Memorial to the German Resistance and the Center for Research on Antisemitism at the Technical University of Berlin has a special exhibition called “Closed Border. The 1938 international refugee...

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Unveiling of Luxembourg’s first monument honouring victims of the Holocaust

On 17 June, 2018, a monumental 4-meter high sculpture commemorating the victims of the Holocaust was inaugurated in Luxembourg City. It is a work by Shelomo Selinger, a French-Israeli artist of Polish...

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Statement by Experts of the UK Delegation to the IHRA on the Working Definition of Antisemitism

Recently the work of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has featured prominently in discourse concerning the troubling rise of antisemitic incidents in Britain. As members of the...

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Ceremony in Greece for the commemoration of Roma Genocide Remembrance Day

On 2 August, 2018, Roma Genocide Remembrance Day was honored for the first time in Greece following an initiative of the Pan-Hellenic Confederation of Greek Roma Ellan Passe. The ceremony took place...

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