News and events

Learn about recent IHRA activities and upcoming events.

25 Jan 2024 Time to read: 6 mins

Safeguarding the Record during the Holocaust: A testament to courage and humanity

Holocaust survivor Sidney Taussig’s stories are remarkable in their bravery and resilience.

27 Jan 2022 Time to read: 2 mins

UK to make all its Holocaust records accessible for research and study

To mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the UK government is to make all its records related to the Holocaust available to the public for research and study purposes.

24 Jan 2022 Time to read: 5 mins

What is Holocaust distortion and why is it a problem?

Holocaust distortion is an urgent and growing issue. IHRA experts have identified ten main forms in Recognizing and Countering Holocaust Distortion: Recommendations for Policy and Decision Makers.

20 Jan 2022 Time to read: 2 mins

Share the reasons why you remember this International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Commemorated on 27 January, the day Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet forces in 1945, International Holocaust Remembrance Day invites us to learn about and reflect upon the lived experiences of the victims and survivors of the Holocaust.

08 Dec 2021 Time to read: 6 mins

A Charter for the specificities of Holocaust Heritage

The IHRA Charter for Safeguarding Sites will directly address the complexities of past memory with its practical and inter-disciplinary approach – rarely accounted for in general heritage charters.

02 Dec 2021 Time to read: 1 min

Conference registration open for “Jasenovac Past and Present: History and Memory of Institutionalized Destruction”

Recent scholarship has allowed for international experts to approach a consensus on life and death in the Jasenovac camp complex, which will form the focus of an upcoming online conference, Jasenovac Past and Present: History and Memory of Institutionalized Destruction, to be held on 15–17 December 2021. 

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.

11 Nov 2021 Time to read: 5 mins

IHRA Secretary General addresses Global Conference on Football’s Role in Combating Antisemitism

IHRA Secretary General Kathrin Meyer gave a keynote address, discussing the major impact that football clubs have had on the fight against antisemitism, and how they can continue to help counter it.

10 Nov 2021 Time to read: 2 mins

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

Held on the anniversary of the 1938 November Pogroms, the Thessaloniki meetings focused on countering Holocaust distortion, facilitating access to Holocaust collections, and growing the IHRA membership.

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