“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.
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.
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.
“Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies and the museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” are holding a number of events dedicated to International Holocaust Remembrance Day around 27 January.
Borrowing from a tradition set by President Franklin D. Roosevelt when he assumed office in 1933 and announced an aggressive agenda for his first 100 days, USC Shoah Foundation will offer 100 Days to Inspire Respect starting 20 January, 2017, when America swears in its 45th president.
On 19 January the Romanian Cultural Institute in London will hold an event entitled " Romanians against the Holocaust: an evening of remembrance." The event is organized by the Romanian Embassy in London and the Romanian Cultural Institute, under the aegis of the Romanian presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.
A special edition of BBC One's Antiques Roadshow looking at artefacts from the Holocaust was broadcast this week. The show, presented by Fiona Bruce, partnered with the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation to explore stories behind items from the period.