“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
Holocaust Education Week 2013 in Toronto, Canada explores different national, generational and cultural narratives of the Holocaust and its aftermath: the historical narratives of countries and regions where the Shoah occurred, the personal and collective narratives of individual survivors and communities who rebuilt themselves elsewhere in the world, and the next generations who will perpetuate their legacies.
The Canadian government has invited six teams that were chosen as finalists in a design competition to create concepts for the future National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa.
Governmental representatives from IHRA’s 31 member countries, five observer countries, and six permanent international partners gathered to discuss Holocaust education, research and remembrance at the IHRA Plenary session on 10 October in Toronto.
The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) will hold its second semiannual Plenary meeting under the Canadian Chairmanship from 6-10 October 2013 in Toronto, Canada.