The Holocaust and the United Nations outreach programme seeks to remind the world of the lessons to be learned from the Holocaust in order to help to prevent future acts of genocide.
Information about this programme is available on the UN website at http://www.un.org/holocaustremembrance/
The International Day of Commemoration to honour the victims of the Holocaust is is marked annually on 27 January, the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.
The following educational material can be be consulted here:
The Brussels based United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe - UNRIC provides information on UN activities to the countries of the region. It also provides liaison with institutions of the European Union in the field of information. Its outreach activities extend to all segments of society and joint campaigns, projects and events are organized with partners including the EU, governments, the media, NGOs, schools and local authorities.
United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC Brussels)
Residence Palace, Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 155, Block C2,7th and 8th floor, Brussels 1040, Belgium
Tel.: +32 2 788 8484 / Fax: 32 2 788 8485