“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
The Polish government has earmarked almost 8.5 million euros for the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum.
On Sunday, 21 August, the Museum of Romani Culture in Brno organized the 2011 commemoration ceremony for Roma victims that were deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau from Hodonín u Kunštátu, Czech Republic.
John Baird, Foreign Affairs Minister and minister responsible for the National Capital Commission, today announced that the Government of Canada is now seeking nominations of individuals to sit on a council to support the National Holocaust Monument, which will be built in the National Capital Region.
Lithuania has designated 23 September as National Memorial Day for the Genocide of the Lithuanian Jews.
ITF Chair Ambassador Karel de Beer attended the commemoration ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacres in Ukraine on 3 October 2011.
Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is Israel's official commemoration for the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust. Yom Hashoah is commemorated on 8 April this year.
The Canadian government is asking for input from citizens on the planned National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa.
Several events will be held across Germany today to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the November 1938 pogroms.
On December 5th 2011, the National Parliament of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Law on State and Other Holidays in the Republic of Serbia.