“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
Holocaust education has been one of the main objectives pursued by the Romanian IHRA Chairmanship in 2016 with a view to raise awareness about the necessity to teach the new generations about the dangerous consequences of this tragedy.
"Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education" by Paula Cowan and Henry Maitles, University of West of Scotland, is released by Sage Publishing.
From 27 January until 6 February the exhibition/multimedia installation entitled A Good Day was shown in the French pavilion in Zagreb, which was one of the locations from where Jews were deported to the concentration camps.
BERLIN, February 7, 2017 - H.E Mgr. Silvano Maria Tomasi, Secretary Delegate of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, is confirmed to hold the keynote speech at the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) conference in cooperation with the Holy See on refugee policies from 1933 to the present day, to be held in Rome from 16-17 February 2017.
The Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre launches its latest publication, Holocaust Education in Pedagogy, History, and Practice.
Dutch State Secretary of Health, Welfare and Sports Martin van Rijn is to financially support the National Holocaust Museum and Dutch Holocaust Memorial of Names.
The IHRA Honorary Chairman, Professor Yehuda Bauer, issues a statement on the recent decisions in the USA:
"As Honorary Chairman of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), with its 31 Member Countries and eleven Observer Countries, I was extremely surprised that in the statement issued on behalf of President Trump on International Holocaust Memorial Day (January 27), the Holocaust was interpreted in a deeply erroneous way, and no specific mention was made of Jews or of antisemitism, which motivated the Holocaust.