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On the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, and the Director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, Mr Michael O'Flaherty, issue a joint statement on the importance of educating for the future through learning from the past.
Find out what is happening on International Holocaust Remembrance Day in IHRA Member and Observer Countries. This information will be updated throughout January.
On 26 January the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, will address the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
On 9 January 2017, the IHRA held the first-ever seminar focused on teaching and learning about the Holocaust and related issues in El Salvador, an IHRA Observer Country.
The IHRA is proud to present its new blog, “Seeking Protection”, which explores how our knowledge of the refugee situation before, during and after the Holocaust can be relevant for understanding the current refugee situation. The blog aims to serve as a resource centre for educators and as a platform for guest bloggers to reflect on the topic of refugees.
At the Iasi Plenary Meetings, IHRA experts raised serious concerns about provisions in the existing and proposed legislation in Poland that could impact on Holocaust research. On the invitation of the Polish authorities, an IHRA expert working group visited Warsaw on 15 December to enter into dialogue with the relevant Polish stakeholders.
Statement of the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, regarding the outcome of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg.
The UK government is to formally adopt a definition of antisemitism based on the working definition of antisemitism adopted by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance on 26 May 2016.
The IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, has issued a statement regarding the decision of the UK Government to formally adopt the IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism.
On 3 December 2017, upon invitation of the Salzburg Global Seminar, the Head of the Austrian Delegation to the IHRA, Ambassador Michael Baier, participated in the Seminar’s Session 564 “Learning from the Past: Promoting Pluralism and Countering Extremism” where he introduced the IHRA and its outreach to non-IHRA countries.