International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust

Panel discussion organized by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 28 January 2014 from 10:00 to 12:00 in Room VII, Palais des Nations

Opening Statement by Ms. Navi Pillay High Commissioner for Human Rights

Panellists and Presentations

“What do we learn today from the Anti-Semitism that caused the Holocaust in the former century?”, presentation by Mr. Dan Michman (Israel), Head of the International Institute for Holocaust Research at "Yad Vashem",  Professor of Modern Jewish History and Chair of the Institute of Holocaust Research at Bar-Ilan University

“Learning from the past, acting in the present:  Engagement of young people in Holocaust education and prevention initiatives”, presentation by Ms. Karolina Mirga (Czech Republic), Secretary General of Ternype International Roma Youth Network and Coordinator of the Roma Genocide Project

“International Holocaust Remembrance – our duty and our obligation to the future”, presentation by Mr.  Mario Silva (Canada), Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)