“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
The IHRA is proud to present its new blog, “Seeking Protection”, which explores how our knowledge of the refugee situation before, during and after the Holocaust can be relevant for understanding the current refugee situation. The blog aims to serve as a resource centre for educators and as a platform for guest bloggers to reflect on the topic of refugees.
On 5 November the IHRA successfully concluded its second bi-annual Plenary meeting under the Hungarian Chairmanship. The meetings were held from 2-5 November 2015 in Debrecen.
9 September, 2015. In response to the extraordinary nature of the current refugee crisis, we, the Chairs of the Working Groups and Committees of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), issue the following statement:
On Tuesday, February 25, Dr. Mario Silva, Canadian IHRA Chair, formally passed the Chairmanship to the United Kingdom and Sir Andrew Burns.