“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
Miss the IHRA’s Handover Ceremony on 5 March in Berlin? Listen to the speeches by Ambassador Deboutte, Minister Kenney, and Dr. Silva.
On 5 March 2013, Canada assumed the Chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance and committed to an ambitious campaign in the year ahead to raise Holocaust awareness and fight antisemitism. Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney, along with this year’s Chair of the Alliance, Dr. Mario Silva, attended a ceremony in Berlin where Belgium handed over the Chairmanship to Canada.
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