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.

02 Aug 2023 Time to read: 4 mins

Distortion of the Roma genocide and anti-Roma discrimination today

We must remember the Roma genocide, not as a forgotten footnote in history, but as a stark reminder of the perils of prejudice.

02 Aug 2023 Time to read: 7 mins

The story of Lety is about facing the past

The message of the Museum of Romani culture about the Lety u Písku concentration camp is clear – Roma culture has deep roots in Czech history and continues to thrive despite the discrimination the community still faces today.

26 Jul 2023 Time to read: 1 min

Ambassador Loguzzo nominated as Argentina’s Special Representative for the Fight against Antisemitism

The IHRA welcomes Argentina’s recent initiative in the fight against antisemitism, one of the oldest forms of discrimination.

21 Jul 2023 Time to read: 4 mins

Using Artificial Intelligence: detecting antisemitic content and hate speech online

The international community has put considerable effort into developing technological models that detect hateful content online. The annotated Twitter data set recently developed by the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism (ISCA) is a valuable addition to these models.

20 Jul 2023 Time to read: 4 mins

IHRA off the record: What happens at an IHRA Plenary coffee break?

Between Working Group, Committee, and IHRA Project meetings as well as the Plenary Session itself, delegates mill around coffee and cake during well-deserved breaks. But what happens when IHRA delegates get together to talk off the record?

07 Jul 2023 Time to read: 7 mins

Saving the Dresden barracks: A story of hope?

Terezín’s Dresden Barracks are at risk of collapse. Efforts to secure funding for their restoration and future preservation are underway.

16 Jun 2023 Time to read: 4 mins

Honoring Professor Yehuda Bauer at the Dubrovnik Plenary

The Dubrovnik Plenary marked the retirement of IHRA Honorary Chair, Professor Yehuda Bauer, at the age of 97. He was one of the founders of the IHRA and the author of the 2000 Stockholm Declaration.

15 Jun 2023 Time to read: 4 mins

Obituary: Ben Helfgott

Sir Ben Helfgott was the last remaining survivor to serve as a delegate to the IHRA and was present at its founding in Stockholm in 2000.

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