Seminar on Holocaust Education for Latin American Policy-Makers

When, local time: 
Sunday, 11 October 2015 - 3:00pm to Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Israel, Jerusalem
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

UNESCO and Yad Vashem, Israel's national authority for Holocaust remembrance, organize a training seminar for officials of ministries of education involved with the UNESCO Latin American Network fo Education about the Holocaust and other genocides.

The seminar will involve education officials in charge of curricula and capacity-development from Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala and El Salvador.

UNESCO accompanies these Member States in disseminating further education about the history of mass atrocities as part of national efforts to foster education systems based on peace and human rights. The seminar will reinforce national initiatives in the field, and ensure better follow up thanks to the expertise provided by Yad Vashem in the Latin America region.