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25.08.2016
Read about the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's ongoing initiatives and areas of focus
10.08.2016
On 12 July an International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) delegation including the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, attended high level meetings in the Czech Republic to discuss the future of the former concentration camp site of Lety u Pisku where a pig farm currently stands. Martina Maschke, Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma and Mirjam Karoly, ODIHR's Senior Adviser on Roma and Sinti Issues formed part of the delegation and reflect below on their visit to the site.
01.08.2016
To mark 2 August, the day of remembrance for the victims of the genocide of the Sinti and Roma, we spoke to Chair of the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma, Romani Rose, to discuss what the day means to the Sinti and Roma community, and what the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance can do to support these commemorative efforts.
01.08.2016
Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma, Martina Maschke, and Committee member Gerhard Baumgartner, attended 2 August commemorations at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, at the former Łódź Ghetto as well as the unveiling of a new memorial to the Roma and Sinti victims in Chełmno on behalf of the IHRA.
01.08.2016
ODIHR Director Link and IHRA Chair Constantinescu, on day to commemorate genocide against Roma and Sinti, say greater efforts needed to protect endangered memorial sites and ensure dignity of victims.
11.07.2016
On 12 July an IHRA delegation including the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, attended high level meetings in the Czech Republic to discuss the future of the former concentration camp site of Lety u Pisku.
03.07.2016
A message from the IHRA Chair on the passing of Elie Wiesel, Nobel Prize for Peace Laureate and Holocaust survivor.
30.06.2016
On 5 and 6 July, the IHRA Chair and the IHRA Executive Secretary, Dr Kathrin Meyer, are attending high level meetings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ukraine.
30.06.2016
On 28 and 29 June, IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, participated in the commemoration of the Iași Pogrom that was organized in Iași, Podu Iloaiei și Târgu Frumos.
27.06.2016
The Romanian IHRA Chairmanship has launched a training program for public servants, magistrates, law enforcement agencies and diplomats on the topic of combating antisemitism, racism, xenophobia, and the Holocaust denial.

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