Our mission and purpose
Our mission and purpose are based on the Stockholm Declaration and the Statement of Commitment created at the Stockholm Conference on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research, in the year 2000. These form the basis of our charitable objectives.
Our purpose is to promote and support Holocaust Memorial Day as the UK’s national day to commemorate the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, alongside the millions of other people killed under Nazi persecution of other groups and in genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur; to encourage people to learn lessons from the past and take steps to challenge hatred and persecution.
Our vision and values
Underpinned by our commitment to the Stockholm Declaration and the Statement of Commitment, our vision is:
Learning from genocide – for a better future
Our values are to demonstrate behaviours that are expert, compassionate and transparent. We form partnerships where appropriate and effective, and signpost to other organisations.
Goal 1 – To commemorate and increase knowledge of the Holocaust, Nazi persecution of other groups and subsequent genocides, illustrated by the experiences of people who were persecuted
Goal 2 – To enable others to work towards a better future by promoting a society free from identity-based hostility and persecution
Goal 3 – To enable a national sense of collective commemorations for Holocaust Memorial Day
Goal 4 – To support individuals, organisations and communities across the UK to mark HMD profoundly and meaningfully
Goal 5 – To be a financially sound, effective organisation