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Plenary Meetings in Rome

On 31 May 2018, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) successfully concluded its first bi-annual Plenary Meeting under the Italian Chairmanship in Rome where more than 200 experts...

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IHRA in Rome

From 28 - 31 May 2018, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance holds its first bi-annual Plenary Meeting under the Italian Chairmanship in Rome and the Italian delegates are at work. At a...

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Italy takes over Chairmanship of the IHRA

BERLIN, 7.03.2018 – On 6 March, Italy assumed the Chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). The outgoing Chair Ambassador Benno Bättig of Switzerland handed over the...

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Meet the IHRA Chair

  On 6 March 2018 Ambassador Sandro De Bernardin became Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. He talks about his decision to become IHRA Chair, the role of the IHRA, and his...

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Italian Minister of Education Visits Yad Vashem

Italian Minister of Education and Research Francesco Profumo came to Yad Vashem on 4 September on a visit intended to strengthen the agreement that was signed last year by Israeli Minister of...

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Italian Prime Minister Attends Commemoration Ceremony in Rome

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti addressed a commemoration ceremony on 16 October marking the 69th anniversary of the roundup and deportation of Roman Jews to Auschwitz. It was the first time an...

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Italy's first Holocaust museum to be built in Rome

Mayor of Rome Gianni Alemanno has announced plans to construct Italy's first Holocaust museum, to be built in Rome as the focal point in the 10-year "Stati Generali" plan for major projects in the...

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