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IHRA delegates visit Alderney, first case study in Safeguarding Sites project

On 12 July, Lord Eric Pickles, head of the UK delegation of IHRA, along with the deputy head, Sally Sealey, and Dr Gilly Carr, member of the UK delegation and chair of the new Safeguarding Sites...

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Genocide of the Sinti and Roma

On 2 August the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Georges Santer, joined the commemoration ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the extermination of the Roma and Sinti in the concentration camp of Auschwitz...

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Experts Advise on IHRA Safeguarding Sites Project

Sites associated with the Holocaust and the genocide of the Roma play a crucial role in educating current and future generations about the history and causes of the Holocaust, and helping them to...

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Expert Workshop on Memory Laws

From 29 – 30 July, 2019, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) held an expert workshop as part of its project on the topic of Memory laws under its five-year priority theme...

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IHRA Chair visits “Dokumentations- und Kulturzentrum Deutscher Sinti und Roma” in Heidelberg

On 8 July, the IHRA Chair visited the “Dokumentations- und Kulturzentrum Deutscher Sinti und Roma”. He was accompanied by his assistant, Mr. Romain Butti, and received by Romani Rose, the President of...

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Luxembourg Parliament adopts resolution on Working Definition of Antisemitism

On 10 July, the Luxembourg Parliament adopted by 58 votes in favor (Christian Democrats, Liberals, Socialists, Green, Alternative Democratic Reform Party/ADR, Pirates) and 2 abstentions (The Left) a...

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Commemoration Day of the Genocide of the Jews takes place in Latvia

On 4th July 2019, the official Commemoration Day of Genocide against the Jews in Latvia took place.  The main public event commemorates the burning of the Choral Synagogue in Rīga on the 4th of July...

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High-level Event of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU

On 18 June, 2019, the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU hosted in Bucharest the first International High-Level meeting reuniting Special Envoys for Combatting Antisemitism and the World...

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IHRA welcomes Australia as 33rd Member Country

Australia officially became the 33rd member of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) at the Mondorf-les-Bains Plenary meeting on 4 June 2019. "We look forward to the enhanced...

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Mihai Chioveanu (1968 - 2019)

It was with deep sadness that the IHRA learned that IHRA Delegate Prof. Mihai Chioveanu passed away. Prof. Chioveanu was dedicated to the study of the history of the Holocaust in Romania, both from a...

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