News - Genocide of the Roma

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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Sweden hosts international conference on the genocide of the Roma and combating antigypsyism

On 20–21 October 2022, the Swedish Presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) will host an international conference in Stockholm on the genocide of the Roma and combating...

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Slovakia adopts the working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination

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. 
 
 
 The National Council of the Slovak Republic...

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What you can do to support Roma fleeing Ukraine and counter ongoing antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination

Antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination continues to impact the daily lives of Roma. In recent months, Roma seeking to flee the violence caused by Russian aggression in Ukraine have not been granted...

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The IHRA addresses the situation in Ukraine at Stockholm plenary meetings

STOCKHOLM, 23.06.2022 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has successfully concluded its first plenary meetings under the Swedish Presidency. Guided by the motto, “Together for...

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First Stolperstein for Roma installed in Zagreb, Croatia

On 5 November 2021, the Center for Promotion of Tolerance and Holocaust Remembrance in Zagreb installed the first Stolperstein, “stumbling stone,” in memory and remembrance of victims of the genocide...

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International community agrees concrete commitments to counter Holocaust distortion and fight antisemitism at Remember ReAct Forum

Malmö, Sweden: 13.10.21 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) joined world leaders, and international organizations including the CoE, EU, FRA, OSCE, the UN, and UNESCO at the...

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Commemoration events for Roma Genocide Remembrance Day 2021

On 2 August, Roma Genocide Remembrance Day, we remember the night when thousands of Roma women, men and children were murdered by the SS during the "liquidation" of the so-called "family camp" for...

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Austria adopts working definition of antigypsyism / anti-Roma discrimination

One day before International Roma Day 2021, the Council of Ministers in Austria sent an important signal by adopting the working definition of antigypsyism/anti‑Roma discrimination developed by the...

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