The Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust (or “Stockholm Declaration”) is the founding document of the IHRA. It contains a series of pledges to remember the Holocaust, educate future generations on the tragic events of the past and strengthen governmental cooperation to work towards a world without genocide. The Stockholm Declaration continues to serve as an ongoing affirmation of each IHRA Member Country’s commitment to shared principles.
The declaration was the outcome of the International Forum convened in Stockholm between 27-29 January 2000 by the IHRA’s founder, former Swedish Prime Minister Göran Persson.
Twenty years later, High Governmental Representatives of the IHRA’s Member Countries met to adopt the 2020 IHRA Ministerial Declaration. This new guiding document is formed of 14 commitments that underpin the ultimate vision of the IHRA: A world remembers the Holocaust, a world without genocide.