In this blog, HMD Development Manager, Dr Rachel Century, reflects on her recent visit to Poland as an educator on March of the Living UK. With recent changes to Polish law, Rachel here discusses the impact this had on her work as a Holocaust educator and the wider implications for those trying to understand exactly what happened in Poland during the Holocaust.
In April 2018, three members of the Holocaust Memorial Day Youth Champion Board took part in the UK delegation for the March of the Living. The international educational programme, which brings people from across the world to Poland, involves travelling to various memorial sites before a memorial walk from Auschwitz I to Auschwitz-Birkenau.
This blog, written for HMDT by George Mullens, explains the background of the genocide in Darfur, and why it is still ongoing 15 years after it began.
Yesterday afternoon (Thursday 12 April) we launched the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 at the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) - the government department which funds HMDT to support HMD across the UK.
We are deeply saddened to learn that our friend, Sabina Miller BEM, passed away on Sunday 18 March. Sabina has worked closely with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) for many years, and was a true friend to the staff at HMDT.
We are delighted to announce that 11,000 activities took place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) this year – more than ever before.
This blog was a speech given at a special reception for survivors on Thursday 18 January by Hayley Carlyle, Lead Youth Champion for Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT).
This blog has been written for HMDT by Noemie Bornstein Lopian, daughter of Ernst Bornstein, a survivor of the Holocaust.
On Monday 29 January, the national service for Wales took place at Cardiff City Hall to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2018.
On Thursday 25 January The Executive Office, Northern Ireland hosted an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2018.