miércoles, 27 de enero de 2016

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the victims of the Holocaust. This genocide resulted in the death of an estimated 6 million Jews, 2 million Gipsies, 250,000 mentally and physically disabled people, and 9,000 homosexual men by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. On 27 January 1945 Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp was liberated.

This International day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 60/7 on 1 November 2005. (Source: Wikipedia)

International Holocaust Remembrance Day and education:

UNESCO. International Day

UNESCO. Some resources:

Centre for Holocaust Educational

Holocaust Educational Trust

US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Resources for Educators
YouTube. Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

Holocaust Teacher Resource Center

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