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Code of Conduct: One Year On

One year ago, the European Commission and four major social media platforms announced a Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech. It included a series of commitments by Facebook,...

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International EHRI workshop on online access to Holocaust-related documentation

From 6 to 8 June 2017, the international workshop 'Online Access of Holocaust Documents: Ethical and Practical Challenges' organized by the Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the...

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IHRA in Geneva

From 26-29 June, 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance holds its first bi-annual Plenary Meeting under the Swiss Chairmanship in Geneva. Over four days almost 200 experts and...

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European Parliament calls on countries to adopt working definition of antisemitism

On 1 June 2017 the European Parliament voted to adopt a resolution calling on member states and their institutions to adopt and apply the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance working...

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Chilean and Mexican organizations to strengthen Holocaust education

On June 8, 2017, Chile’s Interactive Jewish Museum and Nenemi Paxia- Sinergias Educativas A.C., in alliance with Mexico’s Museum of Memory and Tolerance and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México...

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Identity needs remembrance – dialogue platform on the Roma genocide

2 June, 2017, Vienna - In the context of the EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and the Austrian Federal Chancellery organized a dialogue...

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New York Students Learn about Holocaust through the story of Lisa Jura

On Wednesday 26 April 2017, more than 450 middle and high school students and their teachers attended a multimedia presentation titled “The Children of Willesden Lane” at United Nations New York...

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Head of Canadian IHRA Delegation partcipates in Winnipeg Megillat Hashoah service

On 23 April Ambassador Artur Wilczynski, Head of Canada's Delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, participated in a Megillat Hashoah (The Shoah Scroll) service in Winnipeg. Am...

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“50 Years of Roma Genocide Research”

From 25 – 27 May, 2017, an International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Expert Meeting entitled “50 Years of Roma Genocide Research” was organized by the Documentation Archive of the Austrian...

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Romania Adopts Working Definition of Antisemitism

According to a Memorandum approved by the Romanian Government on the 25 May, Romania has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism which was...

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