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Seventh International Conference on Holocaust Education

On 12-13 June, prior to the ITF Plenary Meetings in Jerusalem, 200 world-renowned scholars, philosophers and leaders from some 40 countries will come together at Yad Vashem for the Seventh International Conference on Holocaust Education.

Tribute to Shlomo Venezia a judeo-spanish Auschwitz survivor

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, together with Casa Sefarad-Israel and the Ministry of Education, is organizing a conference in Madrid on 27-29 May for over 200 educators on transmitting Holocaust history.

Warsaw Ghetto Fighters Monument Unveiled

On May 13, the ceremony for the unveiling of the Monument Commemorating the Evacuation of Warsaw Ghetto Fighters took place at 51, Prosta Street in Warsaw.

Estonian MFA Urmas Paet

Foreign Minister Urmas Paet opened the exhibit in the Museum of Occupations entitled "Convoy no. 73-Convoy with a Singular Fate", which is dedicated to memory of the 900 French Jews who were deported to Tallinn and Kaunas in 1944.

Memorial Mauthausen

5 May 2010 marks the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Mauthausen concentration camp complex.

Topographie des Terrors documentation center

After over 20 years of planning and construction, the Topography of Terror historical site in Berlin announces the completion of its brand new documentation center.

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The Holocaust and The United Nations Outreach Programme is celebrating the success of two youth-focused initiatives using 'Twitter' and video-conferencing technologies.


A series of commemorative events have been taking place over the weekend to mark the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, Sachsenhausen and Ravensbrück concentration camps in April 1945.

ITF Chair Dan Tichon commemorates Yom Shoah at Yad Vashem

Marking Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2010, Mr. Dan Tichon this morning laid a wreath on behalf of the ITF's Israeli Chairmanship at an official wreath-laying ceremony at Yad Vashem.

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The Council of Europe's Pestalozzi Programme is offering several workshops related to education and remembrance of the Holocaust in member states. The general aim of the training activities of the Pestalozzi Programme is to train education professionals to become multipliers for Council of Europe standards and values in education.