Raising awareness of the genocide of the Roma is critical to countering antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination.
Our work looks at the prejudice towards Roma and Sinti before, during and after the Second World War, and demonstrates the link between the history of persecution and the present situation of Roma communities.

Useful resources on the genocide of the Roma and antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination

Our experts and grant recipients put together resources to support education, remembrance, and research on the genocide of the Roma.

Working Definitions & Charters
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Working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination

Read the full text of the IHRA’s non-legally binding working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination and learn more about this important tool with the FAQs.

Overviews & Databases
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Roma Genocide: Overview of international organizations working on historical and contemporary issues connected to the genocide of the Roma

This publication offers a concise overview of the major international organizations that address the genocide of the Roma and Sinti during the Holocaust as well as issues of contemporary discrimination.

Educational Material
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Online Teaching Resource for Genocide of Sinti and Roma

The Sinti Roma Genocide website is the first comprehensive online teaching resource to focus exclusively on the genocide of the Roma and Sinti.

Commemorate the genocide of the Roma

2 August marks the International Remembrance Day of the Genocide of the Roma, in memory of all Sinti and Roma murdered in Nazi-occupied Europe.

Project highlights: Raising awareness of the Roma genocide

Grant projects we fund, as well as internal projects led by our experts, help us counter distortion and safeguard the record of the genocide of the Roma.

IHRA Project on Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Persecution and Genocide of the Roma during the Nazi era

This team of IHRA experts is drafting guidelines to help education professionals include the genocide of the Roma in their teaching programs.

Lety Memorial of the Genocide of the Roma

Learn about the IHRA’s involvement in creating an appropriate site of remembrance at the former concentration camp for Roma in Lety, where a pig farm had stood until 2018.

The IHRA’s Committee on the Genocide of the Roma

The IHRA’s interdisciplinary Committee on the Genocide of the Roma highlights the prejudice towards Roma and Sinti before, during, and after the Second World War, and demonstrates the link between this history and the situation of many Roma communities today. Its experts develop resources that strengthen education, remembrance, and research on the Roma genocide.

Our eight Focus Areas

Antisemitism

We are creating a shared understanding of how antisemitism impacts our societies – and how we can fight it.

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Holocaust denial and distortion

We are leading global efforts to tackle the growing threat of Holocaust denial and distortion.

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Archives and research

We are helping victims, survivors, and their descendants to reclaim their histories and identities.

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Education

We create tools and resources that help people teach and learn about Holocaust-related issues.

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Genocide of the Roma

We are raising awareness of the genocide of the Roma to help combat antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination.

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Holocaust, genocide and crimes against humanity

We use comparative scholarship, education, and commemoration to build a world without genocide.

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Remembrance

We help governments, organizations, and communities remember victims and survivors in an appropriate way.

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Sites of the Holocaust and the Genocide of the Roma

We work with memorials and museums and help safeguard the places where the Holocaust happened.

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Explore the IHRA resource library

We develop tools that empower people to safeguard the record and
counter distortion.

This page collects all of our resources in one place.

Resources