Teaching about and Commemorating the Roma and Sinti Genocide: Practices within the OSCE Area

A new publication taking stock of official practices in OSCE participating States to remember and educate about the Roma and Sinti genocide was presented by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) on 4 November 2015 in Debrecen, Hungary, at the plenary meeting of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Participants learnt […]

Training-Course about Education on the Roma Holocaust, Resistance and Remembrance

The training-course aims to build the capacity of Roma and non-Roma educators and youth leaders, as well as their youth organizations in their work on remembrance, Holocaust and human rights education in order to challenge stereotypes, anti-Gypsyism and racism. The project gives special attention to the theme of Romani Resistance during World War II, as […]

Book Release: “EDUCATION FOR REMEMBRANCE OF THE ROMA GENOCIDE: SCHOLARSHIP, COMMEMORATION AND THE ROLE OF YOUTH”

- PRESS RELEASE – “EDUCATION FOR REMEMBRANCE OF THE ROMA GENOCIDE: SCHOLARSHIP, COMMEMORATION AND THE ROLE OF YOUTH” edited by Anna Mirga-Kruszelnicka, Esteban Acuña C. and Piotr Trojański; Libron (2015). On August the 2nd of 2014 ternYpe International Roma Youth Network gathered over 1,000 young Roma and non-Roma from 25 countries to commemorate the 70th […]

2ND OF AUGUST- COMMEMORATION IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA

Romano Centro has called all Roma in Austria to commemorate on the 2nd of August in Vienna in the occasion of the International Roma Holocaust remembrance day.During the night on the 2nd to the dawn of 3rd of August, 1944, 2897 people were annihilated in the Crematorium Nr. 5, children, women, men in the death-camp […]

Hugo Höllenreiner, Sinto Survivor, deceased yesterday night

With great sadness, today we say goodbye to Hugo Höllenreiner , a great Human Being and survivor of the Roma Genocide. Rest in Peace! Hugo Höllenreiner, 81 years old, is deceased yesterday night. Hugo Adolf Höllenreiner is a Sinto survivor of the Roma Genocide during the Second World War. Höllenreiner’s parents chose to give him the middle name […]

European Parliament recognizes 2 August as the European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

April 15, 2015 marked a historical moment. The European Parliament voted with an overwhelming majority to finally adopt a resolution which recognizes “the historical fact of the genocide of Roma that took place during World War II” and concludes “that a European day should be dedicated to commemorating the victims of the genocide of the […]

Roma Genocide Survivor and Young Roma Activists meet Members of the European Parliament

40 Roma youth activists from around Europe and 90-year old Roma Genocide survivor Raymond Gurême met the Members of the European Parliament Soraya Post, Damian Draghici, Barbara Lochbihler and Péter Niedermüller in Brussels to address the importance of the recognition of the Roma Genocide and August 2 as Remembrance Day, as well as to stress […]

Seminar “Remembrance and learning from World War II”

The seminar will take place in the European Youth Centre Strasbourg on 19-22 May 2015. The seminar aims to promote a shared and deeper understanding of the reasons, consequences and lessons to be learned from the Second World War and its contribution to shaping common European values – democracy, rule of law and human rights, […]

Seminar on Remembrance and Holocaust Education on the Roma Genocide

This “Seminar on Remembrance and Holocaust Education on the Roma Genocide” gathers 40 representatives of partner organizations, educational multipliers and youth activists in order to share experiences and practices, to work on the development of educational methods, tools and strategies, and to develop and coordinate future educational and advocacy actions.  The seminar takes place in […]