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Seminar in Sered', Sloavkia


From 22-24 November, a training activity for Yad Vashem seminar graduates on fundamental rights, citizenship, and learning from the Holocaust took place in the Holocaust Museum in Sered', Slovakia.

Graduates heard testimony from a survivor of the Sered’ concentration camp, discussed capacity-building strategies, and visited the recently opened Sered’ Holocaust Museum. Taking place under the EU Slovak Presidency, the training was jointly organized by Yad Vashem, the Fundamental Rights Agency, the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the Sered’ Holocaust Museum.

During the training, IHRA Delegate Richelle Budd-Caplan introduced participants to the IHRA and to its Grant Programme. Through the Grant Programme IHRA fosters international dialogue and the exchange of expertise, offering valuable advice and thorough evaluation, leading to increased government involvement in program creation.  Since the incpetion of its Grant Progrrame, the IHRA has funded 390 projects across 44 countries. 

Image: Richelle Budd-Caplan, member of the Israeli Delegation to the IHRA and Chair of the IHRA Steering Committee on Holocaust Memorial Days, speaks to participants of the seminar.