Croatia

Learn about Croatia’s efforts to advance education, remembrance, and research on the Holocaust and genocide of the Roma.

Joined the IHRA

2005

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

27 January

Commemoration of the Roma and Sinti Genocide

2 August

See a list of Croatia's delegation members

Lara Romano (Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs) – Head of Delegation

Sebastian Rogač(Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs) – Deputy Head of Delegation

Matea Brstilo -Deputy Head of Delegation

Ivo Pejaković (Jasenovac Memorial Area) – Museums and Memorials Working Group

Andriana Benčić-Kužnar (University of Zagreb) – Academic Working Group

Naida-Michal Brandl (University of Zagreb) – Academic Working Group

Loranda Miletić (Education and Teacher Training Agency) – Education Working Group

Snježana Šincek (Ministry of Science and Education) – Education Working Group

Dubravka Đurić Nemec (Ministry of Culture and Media) – Museums and Memorials Working Group

Emir Grbić (SRRH Kali Sara) – Museums and Memorials Working Group

Danijel Vojak (Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences) – Academic Working Group

Ambassador Ivan Mašina 

Since joining the IHRA, the Republic of Croatia has established a network of teachers and professors committed to the subject of the Holocaust. IHRA membership has also helped increase access to numerous and diverse Holocaust-related teaching resources for educators. Existing resources have also been upgraded in accordance with the highest educational standards. In terms of memorials, the Jasenovac Memorial Site has become one of the most prominent and important museums in Croatia, enjoying international respect and recognition.

Recent news

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09 Aug 2023 Time to read: 3 mins

Building political commitment at the Dubrovnik Plenary

The IHRA Plenaries provide a place for Member Countries’ experts and those working at the political level to discuss contemporary challenges facing remembrance, education, and research of the Holocaust and Roma Genocide.

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11 Nov 2021 Time to read: 4 mins

First Stolperstein for Roma installed in Zagreb, Croatia

On 5 November 2021, the Center for Promotion of Tolerance and Holocaust Remembrance in Zagreb installed the first Stolperstein, “stumbling stone,” in memory and remembrance of victims of the genocide of the Roma.

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26 Oct 2022 Time to read: 2 mins

Children’s opera “Brundibár” performed at Jasenovac Memorial Site

The children’s opera Brundibar, performed for the Danish Red Cross representatives at the Theresienstadt concentration camp-ghetto speaks out against every form of tyranny through the story of children who experienced unimaginable crimes.

Resources in Croatian

Declarations
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Deklaracija iz Stockholma

Članovi radne skupine usvajaju Deklaraciju iz Stockholma Međunarodnog foruma o holokaustu, kako slijedi.

Working Definitions & Charters
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Radna definicija negiranja i iskrivljavanja holokausta

Pravno neobvezujuća Radna definicija negiranja i iskrivljavanje holokausta usvojena je na IHRA-inom plenarnom sastanku u Torontu 2013. godine.