“We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
Recognizing the importance of raising awareness, respect for human rights, and transmitting the memory of tragic historical events to future generations in order to prevent genocide, UNESCO and the Ministry of Education of Argentina have organized a regional consultation on Holocaust and genocide education, to be held in Buenos Aires on 7-8 May 2013.
"Confronting Anti-Semitism in Public Discourse," a high-level meeting organized by the OSCE Chairmanship and ODIHR, took place in Prague on March 23 and 24 and was hosted by the Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic.
On 9 November, FRA and Yad Vashem launched a new educational initiative called the Toolkit on the Holocaust and Human Rights Education in the EU.
UNESCO will be presenting the symposium "Teaching Difficult Issues in Primary Schools: The Example of the Holocaust" in Paris on Thursday, 15 December 2011.
Dr. Samuel Pisar, a Polish-born Holocaust survivor and acclaimed international lawyer, author, and human rights activist, has been designated a UNESCO Honorary Ambassador and Special Envoy for Holocaust Education.
UNESCO, in partnership with the Mémorial de la Shoah, is presenting a symposium entitled "International Dimensions of Holocaust Education" followed by a special ceremony with the theme "Children in the Holocaust" today in Paris.
The United Nations Information Centre New Delhi created an installation with the "Keeping the Memory Alive" posters to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day.
UNESCO will host a conference entitled "Holocaust Education in a Global Context" at their headquarters in Paris on 27 April 2012.
The Ministry of Culture, Media and Information Society of Serbia, with the support and participation of the UNESCO Venice Office, is hosting an international meeting of experts on "Holocaust education and museum development in South-East Europe: renewing the "Ex-Yugoslav" Pavilion in Auschwitz-Birkenau" on 4 June in Belgrade at the Museum of Yugoslav History.