Italy

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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Presentation of the Volume "Austrian Exile in Italy: 1938-1945"

The Italian translation of the book "Österreichisches Exil in Italien. 1938-1945" (Austrian Exile in Italy. 1938-1945) will be presented on 12th and 13th October 2010 at the Austrian Cultural Forums...

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European Symposium: Establishing a European Teaching Network on Shoah Education

On 15 December 2014, graduates of Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies seminars met in Rome at a special symposium under the banner of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the...

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IHRA-funded project adopted by Italian Ministry of Education

Earlier this year, the Center for Research on Intercultural Relations at the Sacred Heart Catholic University in Italy, in cooperation with the USC Shoah Foundation in America, produced an online...

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