The United Nations' annual observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust
JANUARY 27, 2012 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
The solemn ceremony on the theme “Children and the Holocaust” will feature a video message remarks by UN Secretary-General, and statements by the President of the General Assembly and the Permanent Representatives of Israel and the Dominican Republic to the United Nations. The UN Holocaust Programme’s new study guide for children will also be launched. Keynote remarks will be made by Professor Robert Krell (Canada), a child survivor and a psychiatrist. Students will perform songs from the musical theatre production “Sosua: Dare to Dance Together”, which is based on the true story of the emigration of Jewish refugees to the Dominican Republic.