Croatia

Member country since: 2005

Remembrance Days: 27 January (International Holocaust Remembrance Day), 2 August (Commemoration of the Roma and Sinti Genocide)


Frano Matušić (Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs) – Head of Delegation

Sara Lustig (Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs) – Deputy Head of Delegation

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

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

Goran Hutinec (University of Zagreb) – Academic Working Group

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

Loranda Miletic (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) – Education Working Group


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. 

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