From 25 – 27 May, 2017, an International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Expert Meeting entitled “50 Years of Roma Genocide Research” was organized by the Documentation Archive of the Austrian Resistance in Vienna /Austria and its director, Dr. Gerhard Baumgartner.
From 23-25 April the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), Ambassador Benno Bättig, and the IHRA Executive Secretary, Dr Kathrin Meyer, attended the International March of the Living in Poland at the invitation of Austrian Minister of Education, Sonja Hammerschmid.
On 22 and 23 March 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is holding a conference entitled “As Mass Murder Began: Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of Summer-Fall 1941” at the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum in Vilnius, Lithuania.
From 9-12 March, Ambassador Sandro De Bernardin took part in high-level political meetings and commemorative events in Sofia. Ambassador De Bernardin, who will be IHRA Chair in 2018, was accompanied by Richelle Budd-Caplan (Israeli Delegation) and Olivia Marks-Woldman (UK Delegation) who are both members of the IHRA Steering Committee on Holocaust Memorial Days.
From 8-10 March Ambassador Jan Deboutte took part in high-level political meetings and commemorative events in Skopje. Ambassador Deboutte, who was IHRA Chair in 2012, was accompanied by Solvej Berlau (Danish Delegation to IHRA) and Andrea Szonyi (Hungarian Delegation to IHRA), members of the IHRA Steering Committee on Holocaust Memorial Days.
ROME, 17 February 2017 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) conference in cooperation with the Holy See “Refugee Policies from 1933 until Today: Challenges and Responsibilities” concluded this evening at the Palazzo della Cancelleria in Rome.