We educate.

The IHRA’s Working Groups and Committees publish educational recommendations to help guide teachers and organizations

We research.

The IHRA is the only intergovernmental organization mandated to focus solely on Holocaust-related issues

We remember.

The IHRA's Member Countries have pledged to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, honoring their legacy and their memory

Athens Plenary Summary Report

A summary of the discussions held at the Athens Plenary is now available. Major decisions included the IHRA condemning recent antisemitic violence and hate speech, and advancing education on the genocide of the Roma.

Recognizing and Countering Holocaust Distortion: Recommendations for Policy and Decision Makers

The IHRA has published a helpful set of recommendations to help policy and decision makers recognize and counter Holocaust distortion. Download this practical tool here.

Our Focus Areas

The IHRA brings together experts in Holocaust education, research and remembrance, including museum, memorial and education professionals, historians, archaeologists, and specialists in genocide studies and other disciplines. The multidisciplinary groups that result are able to focus on specific priority areas, allowing for the IHRA to put forth meaningful policy recommendations.

Recent News


Why are networks important for archival research?

The Monitoring Access to Holocaust Collections IHRA Project, which helps further open access to Holocaust-related materials, has made building partnerships and strengthening networks central to its...

Slovakia commemorates the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence

On 9 September 2021, Slovakia commemorated the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence. Established in 2000 by the Slovak Parliament, the day marks the date in 1941 when the...

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