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International Holocaust Remembrance Day The Hague

International Holocaust Remembrance Day (IHRD) is a globally recognized day of commemoration established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2005. Observed annually on January 27th, it serves as a poignant reminder of the Holocaust's victims while aiming to foster education and awareness regarding its historical significance and enduring lessons.

Since 2019, Stichting CHAJ, in collaboration with the municipality of The Hague and the Embassy of Israel in The Netherlands, has been organizing a lecture at the Peace Palace Academy Building. This lecture aims to delve into the profound impact of the Holocaust on international law, providing a meaningful platform for commemoration.

The Conference

‘The Holocaust and the Age of Rights.’

The Keynote address of IHRD The Hague 2024 was delivered by: Professor Tom Ginsburg. The Leo Spitz Distinguished Service Professor of International Law and Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.

Tom Ginsburg

International Holocaust Remembrance Day The Hague 2024



Since 2019 many distinguished guests have adressed the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in The Hague.

Visit our video library to explore previous events.



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