IHRD The Hague 20202020-02-09T16:43:42+00:00

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020

On January 27 th 2020 Philippe Sands delivered a lecture entitled ‘Beyond East West Street,’ reflecting the title of his best-selling book, East West Street. The lecture was held at the Peace Palace’s Academy Building in The Hague.

HE Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, President of the International Court of Justice, had kindly agreed to open the event.

The keynote speaker was introduced by H.E. President Ekaterina Trendafilova of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers & Specialist Prosecutor’s Office.

 

Read here the booklet of International Holocaust Remembrance Day The Hague 2020:  Booklet IHRD-TH 2020

 

 

PROGRAM

16.30 – 17.15: Registration with coffee/tea

Welcome

by Mr. Johan Remkes, acting Mayor of The Municipality of The Hague
 
Opening

by HE Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, President of the International Court of Justice

Testimony of a 2nd generation Holocaust survivor

by Mr. Arie Sznaj

Candle lightning in commemoration of Holocaust victims

by HE Naor Gilon, Ambassador of the State of Israel

Introduction of keynote speaker Professor Philippe Sands

 H.E. President Ekaterina Trendafilova of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers & Specialist Prosecutor’s Office

Lecture ‘Beyond East West Street’

by Professor Philippe Sands

Closing

19.15: Reception

IHRD-The Hague 2020 has been made possible with the help of: