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One year of "Together for Impact": Q&A with IHRA Chair Ann Bernes on the Swedish Presidency

The Swedish IHRA Presidency will come to a close on 28 February. In this Q&A, IHRA Chair Ambassador Ann Bernes reflects on her year leading the IHRA Presidency.
 
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Follow-up report on Malmö Forum pledges published

In October 2021, representatives from 50 countries, together with social media companies, policymakers, NGOs and civil society organizations met in Sweden for the Malmö International Forum on...

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Mapping Holocaust-related sites in the UK

In October 2021 at the Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism, the United Kingdom pledged to develop the UK Holocaust Map, a new digital resource to map sites...

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Our Responsibility to Remember, 90 Years On

This International Holocaust Remembrance Day marks 90 years since the Nazis’ rise to power. With the passage of time and the passing of the survivor generation, commemoration events on 27 January...

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Holocaust Remembrance: “Safeguarding is key to carrying the memories forward”

Survivor testimony and the protection of Holocaust sites are essential tools in helping protect the record and tackle distortion, guests at a special commemoration event heard this week.
 
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IHRA Chair addresses the OSCE Permanent Council for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In honor of the victims and suvivors of the Holocaust, IHRA Chair Ambassador Ann Bernes gave an address to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on...

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Site preservation: What role do local communities play? 

“We became acutely aware of every building, every fence post, every square mile around the site. What history did they hold? Were they associated with the camp?” wondered Dr. Gilly Carr, Chair of the...

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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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Encouraging teaching and learning about the genocide of the Roma

In October 2021 at the Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance pledged to develop recommendations on teaching...

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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.
 
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