The Greek Presidency News & Events

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Jewish Museum of Greece initiative selected as one of the 2021 IHRA Grant Projects

The Greek Presidency is proud to announce that the pioneering project “Untold Stories of the Holocaust”, an initiative taken by the Jewish Museum of Greece in partnership with the National Holocaust Centre and Museum (Nottinghamshire, UK) and the Holocaust Memorial DayTrust (UK), has been selected as one out of the ...
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Workshop for Greek Orthodox Clergy on the Holocaust and on combatting antisemitism

Drawing in charcoal on paper, by Alex Kurliansky, Auschwitz extermination camp, WWII

The General Secretariat for Religious Affairs in cooperation with the Volos Academy for Theological Studies, the Jewish Museum of Greece and YadVashem organized a workshop, addressed to Greek Orthodox Clergy, on the Holocaust and on combatting antisemitism. The ...
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multilateral educational webinar organized by Greece, North Macedonia and Austria

IHRA working definitions implemented in multicultural societies: A multilateral educational webinar organized by Greece, North Macedonia and Austria

On the 19th of May, 2021, the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia jointly organised a multilateral educational Webinar titled “Practical implementation of the three Non-legally binding IHRA ...
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How the IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust Can Help You? A transnational workshop for educators

On Sunday, April 25, 2021, Yad Vashem, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and General Secretariat of Religious Affairs of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs successfully organized a transnational workshop focusing on the IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust. Approximately 170 educators from four countries ...
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poster of the webinar "Holocaust Education and Remembrance. Keeping up with the digital age"

The IHRA Chair, Ambassador Lazaris, participated at the webinar “Holocaust Education and Remembrance. Keeping up with the digital age” hosted by the EU Parliament

Ambassador Chris J. Lazaris, Chair of the Greek Presidency of the IHRA 2021 and Special Envoy of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the fight against Antisemitism and the defense of Holocaust Remembrance, addressed an opening speech to the webinar “Holocaust Education and Remembrance. Keeping up with the digital ...
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IHRA Presidency Handover from Germany to Greece

With a strong sense of responsibility, Greece took over the Presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) for 2021 on the 1st of April, succeeding the overall successful and resilient, given the unprecedented pandemic circumstances, German Presidency. In the virtual handover ceremony that took place, the Greek government was ...
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