International Holocaust Research Alliance (IHRA)

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The Wiener Holocaust Library is delighted to be represented on the UK’s Delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) by Dr Christine Schmidt, our Deputy Director and Head of Research. 

IHRA brings together experts in Holocaust education, research and remembrance. The multidisciplinary groups that result are able to focus on priority areas, allowing for IHRA to bring forth meaningful policy recommendations.

Latest IHRA News

  • 2020 Ministerial Declaration: The 2020 IHRA Ministerial Declaration was adopted early in 2020. This document guides the IHRA and its Member Countries in their work in Holocaust remembrance, education and research, and against antisemitism, antigypsyism and other forms of discrimination.  
  • IHRA Statement on Rehabilitation: This statement, adopted at the 2020 Berlin Plenary, condemns all attempts to rehabilitate the reputations of persons who were complicit in the crimes of the Holocaust and the genocide of the Roma. 

The UK Delegation to IHRA

IHRA membership has given the United Kingdom an international forum on which to progress critical post-Holocaust issues, while NGOs and academics have continued to deliver ground-breaking Holocaust educational resources, academic research and commemorative projects to newer audiences.

The UK Delegation, led by Lord Eric Pickles, includes twelve members from the education, research and commemoration sector in the UK.

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