EDUCATION

Education for Holocaust Remembrance


The United Nations has urged Member States to develop educational programmes to instill the memory of the tragedy of the Holocaust in future generations to prevent genocide from occurring again. UNESCO acts as a resource to promote these learning materials and to provide a platform for institutions, teachers, students and interested parties to access resources on education for Holocaust remembrance.

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NewsLe Directeur général de l’UNESCO ouvre les cérémonies de commémoration en mémore des victimes de l’Holocauste (in French only) 2009-01-28 8:00 am UNESCO
NewsUNESCO launches a website on Education for Holocaust Remembrance 2008-09-17 10:25 am UNESCO
The site includes existing educational resources and programmes. It is produced in response to UNESCO Resolution 34 C/61 adopted at the 34th Session of the General Conference in October 2007 which aims at promoting awareness of Holocaust remembrance through education and combating all forms of Holocaust denial in accordance with the relevant United Nations General Assembly resolutions.
NewsTeaching the Holocaust and other complex events in history 2007-01-26 9:00 am UNESCO


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