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The IHRA launches new resources and grows its membership at Thessaloniki Plenary

THESSALONIKI, 10.11.2021 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), under the Greek Presidency, has successfully concluded its second set of plenary meetings. Held on the anniversary...

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Sweden takes over IHRA Presidency from Greece

Today, Sweden assumes the Presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) from Greece. This comes over twenty years after the adoption of the Stockholm Declaration and nearly six...

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IHRA Chair Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today, we commemorate the victims and survivors of the hatred that was the driving force of a totalitarian, criminal regime and its collaborators.
 
 Absolute responsibility and duty of all of us, who...

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Athens Plenary successfully concludes

ATHENS, 10.06.2021 – The IHRA has successfully concluded its first plenary meetings under the Greek Presidency, guided by the priorities of advancing Holocaust education and countering Holocaust...

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Commemoration events for Roma Genocide Remembrance Day 2021

On 2 August, Roma Genocide Remembrance Day, we remember the night when thousands of Roma women, men and children were murdered by the SS during the "liquidation" of the so-called "family camp" for...

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The IHRA condemns recent antisemitic violence and hate speech, advances education on the genocide of the Roma, and counters Holocaust distortion at Athens Plenary

ATHENS, 10.06.2021 – The IHRA has successfully concluded its first plenary meetings under the Greek Presidency, guided by the priorities of advancing Holocaust education and countering Holocaust...

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Greece takes over the IHRA Presidency from Germany

Today, 1 April, the IHRA Presidency will be handed over from Germany to Greece. This means that the outgoing Chair, Ambassador Michaela Küchler, will take on a supportive role as a member of the...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Events in Rhodes

In Rhodes, the Jewish Community promoted the on-line projection of the documentary “Samuel Modiano – The Mission. From Rhodes to Auschwitz”, produced by the Stamatiou Foundation. The film (with Greek...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Events in Volos

In Volos the on-line commemoration event will be held on Friday January 29, with the participation of high schools of the region. Metropolitan Bishop of Demetrias Ignatios, and the Deputy Minister of...

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Βίντεο για την ημέρα μνήμης των θυμάτων του Ολοκαυτώματος

In Trikala a video message, released by the Municipality on January 27, included messages by the local authorities and archival material on Holocaust history curated, edited and narrated by students...

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