“Our commitment must be to remember the victims who perished, respect the survivors still with us, and reaffirm humanity's common aspiration for mutual understanding and justice.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
Karel Fracapane, who worked under the French chair in 2002, was asked to become a fellow of the IHRA and continue his work under the US Chair. In 2006, Fracapane's title was revised, and he became the Executive Secretary to the IHRA Chair. Fracapane continued in this capacity, relocating on an annual basis, until June 2007 under the Czech Chairmanship.
11-14 May 2003
IHRA Working Group and Plenary meetings, including visit to USHMM.
The decision was taken to establish an SIWG (Strategic Implementation Working Group), including a former IHRA Chairs, Academic Advisor and Chairs of IHRA Working Groups in an effort to better prepare Plenary sessions and steer the IHRA into the future.
Luxembourg became a member of the IHRA.
11 September 2003
First meeting of the SIWG (Strategic Implementation Working Group), including former IHRA Chairs, Academic Advisor and Chairs of IHRA Working Groups.
1-3 December 2003
IHRA Liaison Working Group meetings and Plenary session take place in Washington DC.
Norway becomes a member of the IHRA, and Professor Bauer announces that he would like to begin a process to find his successor as IHRA Academic Advisor.
Original logo was created.