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Overview of Holocaust Remembrance Exhibitions,
New York Headquarters

The Holocaust Programme helps to facilitate the organization of temporary exhibitions on Holocaust-related topics every year during the week of 27 January, which marks the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.

Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro opens the permanent exhibition on the Holocaust unveiled on the visitor's guided tour route in january 2008, produced by the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme

In January 2008, the Programme unveiled the permanent exhibit on “Holocaust and the United Nations" at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The exhibit, developed with the assistance of Holocaust scholars, presents an overview of the Holocaust in the context of World War II and the founding of the United Nations, and is seen by the 400,000 visitors who visit United Nations Headquarters annually.



“A Remembrance of the Holocaust in Hungary: 70th Anniversary Exhibition”

This exhibition presented a historical account of the Holocaust in Hungary in observance of the 70th anniversary of the deportation and extermination of the Hungarian Jews. Partners include: the Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations, Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice; the Hungarian American Coalition; the Hungary Initiatives Foundation and the Carl Lutz Foundation. 

Csaba Kőrösi, Permanent Representative of Hungrary to the United Nations, delivers remarks at the opening.
UN Photo/Evan Schneider


"When You Listen to a Witness, You Become a Witness"

Produced by the March of the Living International, this exhibition documents the experiences of students while visiting the former Nazi concentration camps established in German-occupied Poland during the Second World War. Through photographs, personal stories and interactions with Holocaust survivors, viewers learn about the horrors of the Holocaust. Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, opened the exhibition.

Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information,
speaks at the opening of the exhibit at UN Headquarters