UNIC Nairobi involve students in Holocaust RemembranceTirus Wainaina
The International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust Day was held on 26 January 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters Complex in Gigiri. The theme of this year’s observance is “Holocaust Remembrance and Education: Our Shared Responsibility”.
The event organized by UN Information Centre, Nairobi (UNIC Nairobi) was presided over by UNON Director of Administration Services, Mr. Chris Kirkcaldy on behalf of UNON Director-General, Sahle-Work Zewde.
A film on the children of the Holocaust was screened, wreaths of flowers were laid in honour of the victims of the Holocaust and later students engaged the Israel Deputy Ambassador in lively discussion on the impacts and lessons learnt. UN Information Centre (UNIC) Director Mr. Nasser Ega-Musa was the master of ceremony.
Representatives of the Kenya Government, State of Israel, Federal Republic of Germany, Students from local universities, Hebrew Congregation and members of the diplomatic community in Kenya attended.