“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
On 9 November, FRA and Yad Vashem launched a new educational initiative called the Toolkit on the Holocaust and Human Rights Education in the EU.
Last week, Israel Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar, Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev and Bavarian State Minister of Education and Culture Dr. Ludwig Spaenle signed a cooperation agreement in the sphere of education between Israel and Bavaria.
UNESCO will be presenting the symposium "Teaching Difficult Issues in Primary Schools: The Example of the Holocaust" in Paris on Thursday, 15 December 2011.
UNESCO will host a conference entitled "Holocaust Education in a Global Context" at their headquarters in Paris on 27 April 2012.
Following the devastating earthquake in Van, Turkey in October 2011, the Jewish Community of Turkey has built a new primary school in the city.
The conference "The Genocide of the Roma and Sinti: New Teaching Materials" will be held in Eisenstadt, Austria in November 2012.
Helsinki Summer School will offer an "Introduction to Holocaust and Genocide Studies" course during its program on 7-23 August this summer.