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UNESCO and the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) organized a roundtable in Paris on 6 December 2016 to examine current responses to prevent antisemitism amongst young people.
The IHRA Committee on the Holocaust, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity has published the report A Matter of Comparison which provides an analysis and overview of Holocaust programs and literature with a comparative focus.
On Saturday 19 November 2016 Martina Maschke, Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma, and Gerhard Baumgartner, director of the Documentation Center of the Austrian resistance and member of the IHRA Committee attended the annual commemoration event in memory of the Austrian Roma and Sinti victims murdered during the NS-regime on the site of the former “gypsy camp” Lackenbach in the Federal State of Burgenland.
On 10 November IHRA's 31 member countries accepted Italy's candidacy for the chairmanship of the IHRA in 2018.
On 10 November the IHRA successfully concluded its second bi-annual Plenary meeting under the Romanian Chairmanship in Iasi.
On 13 October an IHRA delegation headed by IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, attended meetings with representatives of the Holy See in the Vatican.
On 5 October the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, and IHRA Executive Secretary, Dr Kathrin Meyer, are participating in high level political meetings in Warsaw, Poland.
At the invitation of the Prime Minister of Ukraine, the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, attended the official state ceremony in Kiev on 29 September to mark 75 years since the massacre at Babi Yar.
IHRA delegate Martina Maschke has been awarded the highest decoration of the Federation of Austrian Jewish Communities for her engagement and success in developing and advancing Holocaust education in Austria.
On 20 September, the IHRA Chair addressed participants at the conference ‘Connecting Law and Memory’ which took place at Kazerne Dossin in Mechelen.