“We share a commitment to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to honour those who stood against it.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
The opening session of the ITF Plenary meeting in The Hague included a film by Dutch students Zoë Hanselaar and Charlotte Bouwman that documented their experience on the 2011 Holocaust Memorial Tour.
Former IHRA Chair Ambassador Karel de Beer's Blog
Netherlands Chairmanship 2011
Ambassador Karel de Beer started a new blog in 2011 to share the work and activities of the Chairmanship.
"The Roma Between Past and Future: Reflections Upon Genocide, Recognition, and the Resurgence of Extremism and Anti-Gypsyism" conference will be held on 6 May 2012 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
On 3 May 2012 the digital exhibition "The Forgotten Genocide" from the National Committee for 4 and 5 May in the Netherlands will go live online.
The website deals with the persecution of Roma and Sinti during the Nazi period. The exhibition can soon be found on: http://romasinti.eu/.
The Netherlands annually commemorates World War II and Liberation Day on the 4th and 5th of May.
The report of "The Roma Between Past and Future: Reflections Upon Genocide, Recognition, and the Resurgence of Extremism and Anti-Gypsyism" conference is now available. The conference was held on 6 May 2012 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
On Monday, August 27, 2012, Yad Vashem and the Netherlands signed an agreement whereby the government of the Netherlands will support the digitization of the files concerning the Dutch Righteous Among the Nations.