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24-25 May 2006

IHRA Working Group meetings and Plenary session take place in Budapest. This was the first time United Nations representatives attended IHRA Plenary meetings as observers. During these meetings, it was decided to change the name of the Information Working Group to the Communication Working Group.

3-6 December 2006

IHRA Working Group meetings and Plenary sessions take place in Budapest. The decision to create a permanent secretariat was adopted by consensus.

During this meeting, a discussion regarding a press release concerning Iran President's statements on the Holocaust was held. The declaration, released through its chair, was issued on January 5, 2007.

General obligations of countries interested in becoming members to the IHRA were adopted. Serbia became an observer to the IHRA.