We educate.

The IHRA’s Working Groups and Committees publish educational recommendations to help guide teachers and organizations

We research.

The IHRA is the only intergovernmental organization mandated to focus solely on Holocaust-related issues

We remember.

The IHRA's Member Countries have pledged to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, honoring their legacy and their memory

Working Definition of Antigypsyism/Anti-Roma Discrimination

The IHRA has adopted by consensus a non-legally binding working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination. Read the full text of the definition here.

IHRA Grants

The call for applications under the IHRA Grant Strategy 2019-2023 is now open.

Projects working in countering distortion and safeguarding the record of the Holocaust and the genocide of the Roma are encouraged to apply.

Our Focus Areas

The IHRA brings together experts in Holocaust education, research and remembrance, including museum, memorial and education professionals, historians, archaeologists, and specialists in genocide studies and other disciplines. The multidisciplinary groups that result are able to focus on specific priority areas, allowing for the IHRA to put forth meaningful policy recommendations.

Recent News


Italian government amends racial persecution and compensation laws

Important changes to the law governing how victims of racial persecution in Italy and their relatives could seek compensation were made on 30 December, the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI) a...

Handbook for the practical use of the IHRA working definition of antisemitism published

Since the adoption of the IHRA’s working definition of antisemitism in 2016, this practical tool has been used to raise awareness of the various ways antisemitism can manifest itself, helping...

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