“We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
UNESCO and the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research have published a new study: "International Status of Education about the Holocaust: A Global Mapping of Textbooks and Curricula (ISEH)" which compares ways in which the Holocaust is presented in curricula and textbooks worldwide.
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) launched its Hate Crime Reporting website on 17 June, transforming its annual hate crime report into an interactive and user-friendly resource.
The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen is a center for documentation, information, and research about National Socialist persecution, forced labor, the Holocaust, and Displaced Persons. The archives of the ITS documents the fates of millions of victims, whose names and memory are to be preserved.
Academy award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis joined academics and artists in a panel discussion titled “Learning about the Holocaust through the Arts,” held on 28 April 2014 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
UNESCO and the Jagiellonian University, based in Krakow, Poland have signed an agreement for the establishment of a new Chair for Holocaust Education.
As an immediate response to the damages caused to the materials and collections of the Archives of Bosnia and Herzegovina by a fire set on 7 February 2014, UNESCO launched an expert mission which took place over 3 days, from 19-21 February 2014, in cooperation with the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (MiBAC) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
UNESCO’s new publication, “Holocaust Education in a Global Context”, brings to light the reasons why it is so vital that we keep teaching the history of the Holocaust in today’s world, regardless of where we live.
IHRA organized consultations in Chisinau, Moldova on 27 and 28 January 2014 in cooperation with the OSCE/ODIHR, the Moldovan Foreign Ministry, the Bureau for Interethnic Relations of Moldova.
A five-part exhibit of testimony from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive will be on display at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris from 27 January until 13 February 2014.
The "Keeping The Memory Alive" Poster Design Competition is a joint project supported by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) between Yad Vashem (coordinators), in cooperation with the London Jewish Cultural Centre, United Kingdom, the European Shoah Legacy Institute, Czech Republic, the 2014 Canadian IHRA Chairmanship, and the Holocaust and United Nations Outreach Programme.