“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
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 White House has announced a new presidential directive aimed at strengthening the U.S. Government's ability to prevent mass atrocities and impose consequences on serious human rights violators.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has launched an international initiative to identify photographs of 1,100 child survivors of World War II and the Holocaust.
The United States Congress established the Days of Remembrance as the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust.
The White House announced President Obama's appointment of five new members to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council on 28 October 2011.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton released a press statement on Monday in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day:
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a speech on 27 April 2012 at the Department of State's annual Holocaust commemoration ceremony.
The World Memory Project, a joint initiative by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com, has made information from three new collections searchable online.
On Tuesday, July 24, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in cooperation with the Council on Foreign Relations and CNN, will present a symposium exploring the challenges of preventing genocide in the 21st century. The symposium will be webcast live at act.ushmm.org/endgenocide.