France

IHRA Chair pays tribute to the late French President Jacques Chirac

"Today, the French people pay their last respects to their late President Jacques Chirac. In the name of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, I would like to pay tribute to President...

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UNESCO Global screening event of “Who Will Write Our History” on the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

On the occasion of International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, UNESCO will screen the feature documentary “Who Will Write Our History” by Roberta Grossman and Nancy...

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UNESCO Global Screening Event in Paris, France

On the occasion of International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, UNESCO will screen the feature documentary “Who Will Write Our History” by Roberta Grossman and Nancy...

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The IHRA supports development of digital interactive educational tool on Holocaust and other genocides

With the help of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Grant funding stream, Camp des Milles has developed an online tool entitled ‘Three Steps from Racism to Genocide’ which allows...

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IHRA Chair's Statement on the Murder of Mireille Knoll

"It was with deep sadness and concern that I heard the news of Mireille Knoll’s death in Paris last week. The decision of French prosecutors to file preliminary charges for murder with antisemitic...

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Yad Vashem and SNCF Agreement to Further Research of Deportations from France During the Holocaust

The National Society of French Railways (SNCF) signed an agreement with Yad Vashem on 23 May 2012 to increase research into the scope of deportations of Jews from France during the Holocaust. The...

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French Holocaust Records Exhibited for First Time

Archives of the Prefecture of Police in Paris have been opened to the public for the first time in a new exhibition. The archives focus on the Vel d'Hiv roundup of 16-17 July 1942, in which...

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Mémorial de la Shoah à Drancy Inaugurated in France

On 21 September 2012, French President François Hollande inaugurated the Shoah Memorial in Drancy. The Mémorial de la Shoah à Drancy, a new center of history and education located in front of the...

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