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International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorated at the Council of Europe
A ceremony marking International Day in memory of the victims of the Holocaust took place, Thursday, 27 January 2011, at 14h15, on the forecourt of the Palais de l’Europe.
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland started the memorial service. Statements of respect were offered by Traian Basescu, President of Romania, Mevlüt Çavusoglu, President of the Parliamentary Assembly and René Gutman, Grand Rabbin du Bas-Rhin. Wreaths were laid in front of the commemorative stone.
The commemoration marks the end of the Holocaust and the liberation on 27 January, 1945 by Russian troops of the largest Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau.
- Speech by Secretary General
- Speech by President of the Parliamentary Assembly

European wokshop "Auschwitz and the Holocaust in the context of teaching remembrance in Europe" (Pestalozzi programme), Cracow, Poland, 10-16 October 2010.

European workshop "Histoire de la Shoah et des génocides du XXème siècle", Paris, France, 16-19 November 2010.

  • Last publications:

The testimony of the survivor in the class-room, Fabienne Regard

European Pack for visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum: Guidelines for Teachers and Educators, 2011 --> Download the publication

Coming next:


Elie Wiesel, Nobel of Peace Laureate and survivor of the Holocaust

Gate of the Auschwitz Camp


His Eminence Lustiger


Gate of the Auschwitz Camp


  Authentic place of memoryof the Shoah, Cracow
Authentic place of memory  of the Shoah, Bratislava


Authentic place of memory

for the Jewes killed in 1944,

Budapest, bank of the Danube


European Workshop for Teachers, Auschwitz

"From crimes against Humanity in European History towards European Ideas", Ljubjana, 2009

Settela, the little girl with the red scarf copyright:
 NIOD Memorial Centre Camp Westerbork
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