The coronavirus situation has dramatically altered daily life for people around the world. We live in uncertain times, but the actions of communities across the UK each year for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) remind us what can be achieved when we work together and care for others.
We are pleased to announced that Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 was marked by more people than ever before.
On 27 January, Wales marked Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 with a National Service of Commemoration in Cardiff City Hall.
On Monday 27 January the National Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020 took place in the Scottish Parliament.
On 27 January, more than 500 people came together at Belfast City Hall to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020.
The UK Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 brought together The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with the UK’s faith, political and civic leadership, and survivors of the Holocaust and more recent genocides.
Four Holocaust survivors, alongside their children and grandchildren, feature in moving new photographs which have been released to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2020.
We held a Parliamentary Reception to speak to MPs and Peers about the importance of marking Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), and to launch our new online commemorative project for HMD 2020, #StandTogether.
A group of survivors of the Holocaust and recent genocides sign an open letter calling on everyone, particularly MPs and Peers, to consider the impact of their words, at a time when there is so much hate and division in the world.
More than thirty survivors of the Holocaust and more recent genocides are included in the New Year Honours List in recognition of their work in Holocaust and genocide education.