“We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
On 16 October Sir Andrew arrived in the Vatican, where he had meetings with the Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Bishop Marcel Sanchez Sorondo and with the Deputy Secretary for States, Monsignor Antione Camilleri.
A new monument commemorating the 70th anniversary of the 1944 deportations was unveiled in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on 27 May 2014.
The “Holocaust Cellar,” located in the pre-war childhood home of Elie Wiesel in Sighet, Romania, opened on 18 May.
Mihnea Constantinescu (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) - Head of Delegation
Felicia Waldman (Goldstein Goren Center for Hebrew Studies, University of Bucharest) – Deputy Head and Education Working Group
Irina Cajal Marin (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) – Museums and Memorials Working Group
Mihai Chioveanu (University of Bucharest, Faculty of Political Science) – Education Working Group
Adrian Cioflanca (Al. I. Cuza University of Iassy) – Academic Working Group
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.
On 10 March 2013, Yad Vashem and the Elie Wiesel Institute signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen the cooperation between their respective institutions, including in the fields of Holocaust education, documentation, commemoration and research.