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International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

30. January 2018 um 12:30 - 17:00


On the occasion of the

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

The Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations (Vienna) and the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna

cordially invite you to attend a commemorative ceremony and the opening of the poster exhibition

“Keeping The Memory Alive – Our Shared Responsibility”

Date: Friday, 26 January 2018
Time: 12:00 noon
Place: Vienna International Centre (VIC) – Rotunda

With remarks by

Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) and Executive Director of the United
Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) H.E. Mr. Yury Fedotov

Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations (Vienna) H.E. Ambassador Talya Lador-Fresher

The ceremony will also include a musical performance by Chief Cantor Shmuel Barzilai and pianist Eli Meiri.

The poster exhibition presents the twelve finalists of the International Poster Competition 2017-2018 Keeping The Memory Alive – Our Shared Responsibility” – a joint project of Yad Vashem and The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme and endorsed by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.


On Tuesday, 30 January 2018, you are also cordially invited to attend a film screening of the documentary

“The Essential Link: The Story of Wilfrid Israel”

(by Yonatan Nir, Israel 2016, 71 min)

followed by a Q&A session with the film director Yonatan Nir

Date / Time : Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 12:30 p.m.

Place : VIC, UNIS Vienna Cinema Room, G0575

The film screening is organised by UNIS Vienna in cooperation with the Permanent Missions of Israel and the United Kingdom to the United Nations (Vienna)

Registration for both events:

If you do not have a VIC pass, please send the following details (title (Mr./Ms.), full name, date of birth, number of ID or passport, country of issuing)  by 22 January 2018 to the following
email: dcm-sec@vienna.mfa.gov.il

Please note that prior registration and a valid photo ID are required to gain access to the VIC.

Link to Invitation on UNIS website: http://www.unis.unvienna.org/pdf/2018/Holocaust_Commemorative_Ceremony_26_January_2018_final.pdf

Media representatives wishing to attend the event, but who do not have accreditation, should write to press[at]unvienna.org no later than COB  Wednesday, 24 January.


United Nations Information Service Vienna (UNIS Vienna)
P.O. Box 500
1400 Vienna
Tel.: (+43-1) 26060-4666
Fax: (+43-1) 26060-7-5899
Email: unis@unvienna.org
Website: http://www.unis.unvienna.org

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30. January 2018
12:30 - 17:00
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Vienna International Center