“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
The educational project, "Young Muslims in Auschwitz", run by "Offene Jugendarbeit" in Duisburg, Germany, seeks to engage German Muslim teens in dialogue about history, antisemitism, and stereotypes through a visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and State Museum.
To mark 2 August, the day of remembrance for the victims of the genocide of the Sinti and Roma, we spoke to Chair of the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma, Romani Rose, to discuss what the day means to the Sinti and Roma community, and what the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance can do to support these commemorative efforts.
On 13 July, International Tracing Service Director Floriane Hohenberg gave a public lecture about the current refugee situation in Europe and the role of the ITS in raising awareness regarding issues such as war and persecution.
From 29-30 September 2016, an international symposium on combining history learning and Human Rights education will take place at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.
From 1-6 December in Berlin, the second annual seminar for Italian language teachers was held on the topic 'Rethinking and teaching Nazism'.