“We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
Francois Croquette (Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs) – Head of Delegation
Anna Maros (Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs) – Deputy Head of Delegation
Philippe Allouche (Foundation for the Remembrance of the Shoah)
Bruno Boyer (Mémorial de la Shoah) – Museums and Memorials Working Group
Lena Casiez (La Fondation du Camp des Milles - Mémoire et Éducation) - Museums and Memorials Working Group
A new website, operated by the Mémorial de la Shoah and the Société Nationale des Chemins de fer français (SNCF; French National Railway Corporation), aims to assist Holocaust survivors living abroad with French compensation and restitution procedures.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Yahad-In Unum in Paris, France, and the Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania, in Bucharest, have co-organized an international scholarly symposium on Holocaust-era mass graves to coincide with the anniversary of the 1941 pogrom in Iasi, Romania.
The National Society of French Railways (SNCF) signed an agreement with Yad Vashem on 23 May 2012 to increase research into the scope of deportations of Jews from France during the Holocaust.
Archives of the Prefecture of Police in Paris have been opened to the public for the first time in a new exhibition.
On 21 September 2012, French President François Hollande inaugurated the Shoah Memorial in Drancy.
This symposium on trips for students to sites of Holocaust remembrance will take place on 17-18 September 2011 and is the extension of the five previous international symposia held in Lacaune.
The Mémorial de la Shoah in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will convene an international symposium to assess governments' current capacities to effectively respond to genocide and mass atrocities and to recommend strategies to enhance international cooperation.