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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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Russian Antisemitism and the War in Ukraine

By Professor Yehuda Bauer, IHRA Honorary Chairman,
 
 The recent statements by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, in answer to questions by an Italian journalist, dealing with Jews and...

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International Council of Archives event discusses IHRA Guidelines

Archives play a major role in addressing the great challenges of today. They shape how we think about the past and provide the nuance and knowledge that form the foundation for an inclusive future....

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How do museums and memorials counter distortion?

This International Museums Day, the IHRA's Memorials and Museums Working Group Chair, Elisabeth Ungureanu, reflects upon the key role that these institutions play in countering Holocaust distortion...

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Call for applications: Centering Youth Activist Voices in Atrocity Prevention

The Global Initiative for Justice, Truth and Reconciliation (GIJTR) is issuing a call for applications from highly motivated youth activists (35 years old and younger) and/or representatives of youth...

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Seminar investigates the Holocaust and suffering in art and culture

On 22 April 1945, as the forces of Josip Tito's Partisan Resistance Movement approached the Jasenovac concentration camp, hundreds of prisoners held there rose up against the Ustaša camp guards and...

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Slovakia commemorates the beginning of deportations of Slovak Jews to concentration camps

Today, exactly 80 years since the first transport of Slovak Jews left Slovakia for Auschwitz, Slovakia commemorated a painful anniversary. In this first train, which departed from Poprad city, there...

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"Find Your Answers. Advancing Access to Holocaust-Related Material" Webinar

On 23 March 2022 from 16:00 – 17:00 CET the IHRA held a Zoom Webinar launching the recently adopted IHRA Guidelines for Identifying Relevant Documentation for Holocaust Research, Education and...

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Sweden takes over IHRA Presidency from Greece

Today, Sweden assumes the Presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) from Greece. This comes over twenty years after the adoption of the Stockholm Declaration and nearly six...

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Bulgaria commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On 27 January 2022, Bulgaria marked the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in a commemoration ceremony held in Aula Magna of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, the oldest and biggest...

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