“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 conference «Memory and Learning in a Changing World» was held at the Falstad Centre in Norway, 15-17 September.
The conference "Crossing Borders" is taking place at the Falstad Centre in Norway from September 4 - 6 2013.
The Museum of the History of Polish Jews officially opened on 19 April 2013 on the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto.
On Monday, 26 November 2012, Norway commemorated the first deportation from Oslo harbor of 532 Jews to Auschwitz 70 years ago.
Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg apologized for the role that Norway played in deporting Norwegian Jews during his speech marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January.
The second and last Plenary meeting under the Norwegian Chairmanship has come to an end. Before we adjourn the meeting, allow me to share with you some personal reflections on where the ITF is today and some of the future challenges it will face.
In this international conference, located at the Falstad Memorial in the surroundings of the former SS-Camp Falstad, experts from the Task Force and other institutions gather to discuss contemporary challenges and experiences in Holocaust-related memorial sites and museums.
Professor Yehuda Bauer, Israel, was awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit by His Majesty King Harald the Fifth of Norway during the meetings of the Holocaust Task Force (ITF) in Oslo 22 - 25 June 2009.