Today, we commemorate the victims and survivors of the hatred that was the driving force of a totalitarian, criminal regime and its collaborators.
Absolute responsibility and duty of all of us, who choose to be called heirs of humanitarian and democratic values, is to honour the victims and survivors, to ...
“Dear Honorary President of IHRA, Professor Yehuda Bauer, Dear Members of National Delegations and Working Groups and Committees, Dear Permanent Office members, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Thessaloniki used to be the major center of Jewish Sephardic culture in South-eastern Europe. In the Judeo Spanish language spoken by the Jews of Thessaloniki, ...
“Greece’s Presidency of the IHRA has by now reached its midway point.
Over the past months, we focused our efforts on assessing how to confront the resurgence of Antisemitism.
Unfortunately, Antisemitism feeds on ignorance, fear, feelings of impotence and conspiracy theories.
Even the most advanced and sophisticated societies remain vulnerable ...
“My most respected Honorary President, Professor Yehuda Bauer,
Dear Heads and members of national Delegations,
Dear colleagues and coworkers of the IHRA Permanent Office,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Here we are already, at the second IHRA Plenary under Greek Presidency and Thessaloniki remains as elusive as ever. Though COVID is to blame, we had ...
Ambassador Lazaris stresses the importance of the IHRA Greek Presidency in an interview with Athens News Agency
Τhe head of the Greek Delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Ambassador Christodoulos Lazaris in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) (“Greece to play a leading role”) stressed the importance of assuming the Presidency of the Alliance. Lazaris gave the interview in the framework of the ...
Panel Discussion on the challenges of racism and hate speech co-organized by the Greek Presidency of the IHRA and Babyn Yar within Athens Democracy Forum
The Holocaust should serve contemporary societies as a guide about how far racism and hate speech can go and as an ongoing reminder that Democracy needs to constantly fight against ...