Remembrance

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Events Database

Each year, on 27 January, IHRA Member, Liaison and Observer Countries organize events commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day and honoring the victims and survivors of the Holocaust...

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Our Responsibility to Remember, 90 Years On

This International Holocaust Remembrance Day marks 90 years since the Nazis’ rise to power. With the passage of time and the passing of the survivor generation, commemoration events on 27 January...

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Holocaust Remembrance: “Safeguarding is key to carrying the memories forward”

Survivor testimony and the protection of Holocaust sites are essential tools in helping protect the record and tackle distortion, guests at a special commemoration event heard this week.
 
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Raoul Wallenberg honored at virtual event

On 17 January, the Embassy of Sweden in Ottawa, in collaboration with OVED for Human Rights, and the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, organized a commemorative event in honor of Raoul...

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IHRA Chair addresses the OSCE Permanent Council for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In honor of the victims and suvivors of the Holocaust, IHRA Chair Ambassador Ann Bernes gave an address to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on...

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Together for Impact at the Gothenburg Plenary

GOTHENBURG, 01.12.2022 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has successfully concluded its second and final Plenary Meetings under the Swedish Presidency, which took place over...

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Wave of activity launched at Malmö Forum is strengthening democratic institutions

This article is part of our series looking back at one year of implementation of the pledges made at the Malmö International Forum, Remember ReAct.
 
 
 By: Ambassador Ann Bernes, Chair of the...

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Children’s opera “Brundibár” performed at Jasenovac Memorial Site

In 1944, following intense pressure, representatives of the Danish Red Cross were invited to inspect the living conditions in the Theresienstadt concentration camp-ghetto. In preparation for the visit...

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Slovakia commemorates the victims of the Holocaust

On 9 September 2022, Slovakia commemorated its Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence. Established in 2001 by the Slovak Parliament, the day marks the date in 1941 when the...

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Stumbling stones laid in Belgrade to commemorate Holocaust victims

On 5 July, in front of building No. 9 on Maršala Birjuzova Street, Belgrade saw the installation of its first Stolpersteine, or “stumbling stones.” Dedicated to Emil Dajč, Avgusta Dajč, Hilda Dajč and...

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