In 2009, the FRA conducted the first EU-wide study of the role that European memorial sites, museums and exhibitions play with respect to educating young Europeans about the Holocaust and human rights. The findings of the study were presented at a Conference in Auschwitz on the 27 January bringing together Education Ministers from across Europe.
A recent report from the European Agency for Fundamental Rights found that Roma people everywhere face poor living standards compared to their neighbours. Across Europe, about 90 percent of all Roma live below national poverty lines highlights IB Times on an article on Roma discrimination.
The Project Holocaust and Human Rights Education (2006-2012), implemented by the Agency, will facilitate training of guides at the Memorial Mauthausen. The training will bring together lessons learned from research, stakeholder engagement and other activities of the project. This is the final activity of the project.
To mark the 2010 anniversary of "the night of the broken glass", the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) publishes a handbook for teachers: Excursion to the past - teaching for the future. The handbook emphasises the link between teaching about the Holocaust and other Nazi crimes, and teaching about human rights and democracy.
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), in cooperation with the Terezín Memorial and the European Commission, organised the Conference on the Holocaust and Human Rights Education in Terezín, Czech Republic, on 19 and 20 October.
Speech in occasion of the conference on holocaust and human rights education "Remembering for the future", jointly held in Copenhagen on 26-27 April by the FRA, European Commission and Danish Institute for International Studies.