Monday, June 22, 2009

Conference: Holocaust-Era Asset Conference to Open in Prague Friday

Conference: Holocaust-Era Assets Conference to Open in Prague Friday

(ISJM) As reported last month, the Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets will convene this weekend in Prague. Delegations from several dozen countries and many NGOs will participate. The schedule for the conference, including the working group sessions have been posted.

Working Groups (WG) are composed of representatives of institutions with fundamental activities, field experience and research results related to the principal topics of the WG agenda.

The role of each WG is to:

- prepare the agenda of the expert portion of the Prague conference,
- discuss the important focal points of their agenda,
- suggest the framework for presentations at the Prague conference, and
- draft recommendation for the final declaration.

Working Groups schedules are listed here:

Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research
Immovable Property (Private and Communal)
Looted Art
Judaica and Jewish Cultural Property
Special Session - Caring for Victims of Nazism and Their Legacy

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