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Plenary session of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

The Slovenian delegation is attending the winter plenary session of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) in Zagreb, which brings together delegates from 35 member countries, observer countries and representatives of partner international organisations.
Plenarno zasedanje mednarodne zveze za spomin na holokavst, govor udeleženke in sodelujoči

Plenary session of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance | Author Ministrstvo za zunanje in evropske zadeve

The plenary is taking place at a time of the armed conflict in the Middle East and rising anti-Semitism around the world. The IHRA is dedicated to research, remembrance and education about the Holocaust and the victims of the Roma Genocide, while not neglecting other victims of the Nazi Germany, fascist and extreme nationalist regimes and their collaborators. The IHRA’s vision is “A world that remembers the Holocaust. A world without genocide.”

The Zagreb plenary adopted new documents on safeguarding sites, on open access to archives and on strengthening the IHRA’s procedures and effectiveness.

The Slovenian delegation endorsed all the new documents and, in the debate on the rise of anti-Semitism, emphasised the need to respect international law, international humanitarian law and human rights law, which apply to all countries in all situations. The delegates also presented good practices in Slovenia, including the Festival of Tolerance, the Crocus Project and stumbling stones, which contribute to tolerance and the prevention of hate speech.