14 Oct 2007

The Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs has presented UNESCO with a draft resolution for the preservation of the memory of the Holocaust and prevention of its denial. 70 states, including one Arab state have requested to be added as supporters of the decision.

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs initiated an Israeli draft resolution regarding Holocaust remembrance, which was presented for the first time this week to UNESCO – the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

The historic proposed decision, concerned with preservation of the memory of the Holocaust and prevention of its denial, is part of a campaign conducted for the past three years by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in conjunction with international communities in general and with the United Nations and its various institutions in particular.

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