“We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has undertaken to be chief patron of Holocaust Memorial Year 2014 in Hungary.
Austria’s national Memorial Day Against Violence and Racism in Memory of the Victims of National Socialism was commemorated on 5 May.
On 17 April the U.S. Federal Inter-Agency Holocaust Remembrance Program will take place at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C. The event is free and open to the general public.
A commemoration was held on Sunday, 17 April at the Jasenovac Memorial Centre as a tribute to the victims of the concentration camp during World War II.
Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is Israel's official commemoration for the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust. It will be held on 2 May this year.
On 8 May, more than 7,000 visitors attended a commemoration ceremony for the 66th anniversary of the liberation of Mauthausen Concentration Camp near Linz, in Oberösterreich (Upper Austria).
The Netherlands commemorates World War II and Liberation Day on the 4th and 5th of May every year.
On 26 May 2011, Austrian Federal President Heinz Fischer unveiled a newly renovated memorial room in the heart of Vienna.