“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
Foreign Minister Urmas Paet opened the exhibit in the Museum of Occupations entitled "Convoy no. 73-Convoy with a Singular Fate", which is dedicated to memory of the 900 French Jews who were deported to Tallinn and Kaunas in 1944.
After over 20 years of planning and construction, the Topography of Terror historical site in Berlin announces the completion of its brand new documentation center.
The Holocaust and The United Nations Outreach Programme is celebrating the success of two youth-focused initiatives using 'Twitter' and video-conferencing technologies.
Marking Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2010, Mr. Dan Tichon this morning laid a wreath on behalf of the ITF's Israeli Chairmanship at an official wreath-laying ceremony at Yad Vashem.
The Council of Europe's Pestalozzi Programme is offering several workshops related to education and remembrance of the Holocaust in member states. The general aim of the training activities of the Pestalozzi Programme is to train education professionals to become multipliers for Council of Europe standards and values in education.
On 29 March 2010, the United Nations launched a Twitter campaign for students in memory of Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager who died in the Holocaust 65 years ago but whose wartime diary has endured to become one of the world's most widely read books and teaching tools.
Throughout 2010, the Shoah Memorial in Paris, in partnership with the Resource Center for Fnasat-gens du voyage, will be offering a series of cultural events linked to the program "A French Memory, 1939-1946".
President of Hungary Laszlo Solyom has signed a law making Holocaust denial a crime. Starting in April 2010, denying or trivializing the Holocaust will be punishable by up to three years in prison.
On 2nd February 2010 the vice-mayor of Riga, Ainars Shlesers, and Chairman of the Jewish community organization „Shamir", Rabbi Menachem Barkahan, signed a protocol of intentions on the foundation of a Riga Ghetto Museum.