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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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Roma Genocide Remembrance Day

On 2 August, 2018, the Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma, Martina Maschke, and Committee member, Gerhard Baumgartner, attended the commemoration at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State...

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Conference on Genocide and Warning Signs

Humanity in Action (Denmark) is pleased to announce the conference "Pre-Genocide. Warnings and Readiness to Protect" to be held from 26 - 28 September 2018. The conference reflects on the question of...

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