“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 OSCE Office for Democratic Institution and Human Rights (ODIHR) is running an education project to combat antisemitism since 2006. Currently project activities take place in 14 OSCE participating State. The activities include the development of customized teaching materials to combat antisemitism.
Schools across the OSCE region must step up efforts to combat antisemitism through education, said participants in an OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) meeting for education ministry officials and experts held in Vienna.
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR) is based in Warsaw, Poland. It is active throughout the OSCE area in the fields of election observation, democratic development, human rights, tolerance and non-discrimination, and rule of law.
ODIHR At a Glance:
The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the specialized institution of the OSCE dealing with elections, human rights, and democratization.
Based in Warsaw, Poland, the ODIHR:
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish scientific breakthroughs. Education, Social and Natural Science, Culture and Communication are the means to a far more ambitious goal: to build peace in the minds of men.
The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.
Permanent International Partners are international organizations with the status of observers to the IHRA. Permanent International Partners actively participate in the meetings of the Working Groups.
As part of the 2010 Review Conference in Warsaw from September 30 to October 8, the OSCE will look at the progress of its 56 participating States in implementing their OSCE commitments to human rights and democracy. Among the issues to be addressed will be prevention and response to hate crimes, and combating intolerance and discrimination.
ITF Chairman Dan Tichon, and Ambassador Janez Lenarcic, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the ITF and the OSCE/ODIHR in Jerusalem.