Italy commemorates the 2019 International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the USA on the centenary of Primo Levi’s birth

Jan 31, 2019 1292

The Embassy of Italy and the diplomatic-consular network in the USA commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the centenary of Primo Levi’s birth, throughout the country, starting in the Capital.

Ambassador Armando Varricchio underlined the leading role played by Italy in the defense of human rights and in the fight against racism, hatred, intolerance and against all forms of discrimination, as testified by the numerous initiatives taken in 2018 during the Italian Presidency of the OSCE, opened with a conference on anti-Semitism in January, and of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. A leading role also confirmed by the election of our country to the Human Rights Council of Geneva for the three-year period 2019-2021.

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