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The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors


On 16 November, 2017, the acting IHRA Chair, François Wisard, presented the Swiss Chairmanship’s projects and the IHRA’s latest activities to ambassadors of IHRA Member Countries and others on the occasion of a special tour of the exhibition “The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors”. The event was organized by the Gamaraal foundation, headed by Anita Winter, who came up with the concept for the travelling exhibition, which was also displayed the IHRA Plenary in Geneva.

Calls for Project Applications


As part of its "Words into Action" program, the OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is seeking applications from qualified persons and organizations who can develop framework curricula and guidance material for the training of teachers at the primary, secondary, vocational, and school director levels on how to address intolerance and bias (with a particular focus on antisemitism) through education.  

Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation in Bucharest


From 12-13 October 2017, The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) organized a national seminar in Bucharest with the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Romanian Diplomatic Institute on genocide and mass atrocity prevention. The event was hosted at the Romanian Diplomatic Institute in Bucharest and was attended by 25 participants - public servants drawn from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Interior, Justice, Defense, as well as personnel from the Office of the Military Prosecutor, and relevant academic institutes.

Stolperstein laid in Nitra, Slovakia


On 25 September the first Stolperstein  - a stone to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust - will be laid in the Slovak town of Nitra. This event is organized by the European Forum of Wine Culture, the Slovak Holocaust Museum in Sered, and the NGO Antikomplex under the auspices of the Slovak Minister of Foreign and European Affairs.


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