Museum of Genocide Victims had the honour to host distinguished members of USA delegation to IHRA (International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance), Dr Robert Williams, Deputy Director of Office of International Affairs of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), and Mr. Mark Weitzman, Director of Government Affairs of Simon Wiesenthal Center and next chairman of IHRA working group in charge of monitoring process of memorialization of Old Fair Ground (Staro Sajmište) in Belgrade. Their hosts in Belgrade were Mrs Nevena Bajalica, member of Republic of Serbia’s delegation to IHRA, and Mr Miško Stanišić, Director of NGO Terraforming from Amsterdam and Stockholm.
In the name of Museum, guests were welcomed by Director, Dr Veljko Đurić Mišina, and research associate, Mr Stefan Radojković.
Meeting was more than constructive: guests were interested in core activities of Museum as well as in process of memorialization of Old Fair Ground. After the meeting, guests visited Museum’s premises, gifts were exchanged and proposition for start of cooperation between USHMM and Museum as well as invitation for return visit were given.