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Finland joins ITF


 
 At its second session under Israeli chairmanship on 16 December 2010, the ITF Plenary accepted Finland as the 28th full Member State of ITF.
 
  
 Finland participated in the International Forum...

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Roma and Travellers: Mobility, Persecution and Memory Course, Helsinki


 
 The Helsinki Summer School course “Roma and Travellers: Mobility, Persecution and Memory” (5-21 August) is currently taking place in Finland.
 
 Through a multidisciplinary approach, the course...

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How to Teach about the Holocaust

The Recommendations aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust, its scope and scale and why and how it happened....

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Holocaust Memorial Days: Visit to Finland

An IHRA delegation including the Advisor to the IHRA, Prof. Steven Katz, the Executive Secretary, Dr. Kathrin Meyer, and the Project Assistant, participated in a program on Holocaust education and...

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Travelling Circus People under National Socialism

The project "Diverging Fates: Travelling Circus People in Europe under National Socialim" - co-funded by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance and coordinated by the Centre for Nordic...

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Vainojen uhrien muistopäivä/Minnesdag för förintelsens offer

The event will be hosted by the Finnish Holocaust Remembrance Association, in cooperation with the Swiss Embassy, Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Ministry for Culture and Education. The event...

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Why Teach About the Holocaust

Considering how best to make any examination of the Holocaust meaningful and relevant for learners in their national contexts is essential. This section is meant to help policymakers, school...

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What are Holocaust denial and distortion?

About the IHRA working definition of Holocaust denial and distortion
 
 The IHRA’s Member Countries adopted the working definition of Holocaust denial and distortion by consensus at the IHRA’s Plenary...

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Finland

In Finland, information on the Holocaust is covered by several school subjects. In 2010, the Finnish National Board of Education amended specific chapters concerning the Holocaust in the national core...

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