“We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton released a press statement on Monday in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day:
The White House announced President Obama's appointment of five new members to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council on 28 October 2011.
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 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’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.
This week, the United States House of Representatives voted unanimously on a resolution to support programs that meet the needs of aging Holocaust survivors. The resolution was brought to the house floor through the bipartisan leadership of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) and Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va).
The Mémorial de la Shoah in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will convene an international symposium to assess governments' current capacities to effectively respond to genocide and mass atrocities and to recommend strategies to enhance international cooperation.
On 5 November 2010 a model of Schloss Hartheim (Hartheim Castle) in Upper Austria was handed over to the Ambassador of the United States of America in Vienna, William Carlton Eacho, by the Secretary General for European and International Affairs, Johannes Kyrle, in the Foreign Ministry in Vienna/ Austria.
The Conference for Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum have launched a digitized online database of over 20,000 artworks stolen by the Nazis.