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IHRA Plenary Meetings in Bucharest
IHRA Visit to Staro Sajmište
Holocaust Denial Competition in Iran
data protection legislation adopted

IHRA Plenary Meetings in Bucharest

24.05.2016
From 23-26 May 2016 the IHRA is holding its first bi-annual Plenary meeting under the Romanian Chairmanship in Bucharest. 

IHRA Visit to Staro Sajmište

17.05.2016
On 10 May an International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance delegation participated in a programme on the future of the historic site Staro Sajmište in Belgrade, Serbia. The visit follows up on discussions held during the Debrecen Plenary meetings where IHRA’s experts expressed their concern about the preservation of the Staro Sajmište site due to risks posed by urban development and unclear future plans for a memorial complex.

Holocaust Denial Competition in Iran

13.05.2016
IHRA Chair's Statement: It was with great concern and disappointment that I learned of an exposition of Holocaust denial cartoons in Teheran following a competition sponsored by two Iranian cultural organizations, as part of the Cartoon Biennale.

data protection legislation adopted

25.04.2016
On 14 April, the European Parliament adopted the EU data protection legislation, which will come into force in two years’ time.
20.05.2016

On May 16, the new National Holocaust Museum of the Netherlands opened its doors to the public in what used to be the reformed teaching training school in Amsterdam.

17.05.2016

On 10 May Yahad in Unum opened a exhibiiton at the Paris City Hall presenting the results of their research projects to investigate the fate of the Roma during Wolrd War II.

17.05.2016

From 6 to 8 May, the fourth annual seminar “History of the Jews in the Balkans and digital story-telling” was held in the 'Holocaust Memorial Center of the Jews from Macedonia' in Skopje .