New resolutions of the Board of Trustees

New resolutions of the Board of Trustees

The international Board of Trustees of the EVZ Foundation met for a consultation session on March 16. In addition to new funding projects, the committee chaired by Annette Schavan approved the following at the digital meeting:          

- The Foundation will soon be making 160,000 euros available for emergency coronavirus relief to alleviate the impacts the Covid-19 pandemic is having on the situation of survivors of National Socialist persecution.      

- The Foundation will use resources from Germany’s federal government to launch an education initiative on National Socialist injustices. A funding program for Holocaust education will also be set up in partnership with the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.       

- The Foundation will be aligning its activities with the working definition of antigypsyism going forward as defined by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).

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