Ambassador Blanka Jamnišek currently serves as the Slovenian National Focal Point for the Responsibility to Protect and as the Deputy Head of the Slovenian Delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). From 2011-2015, she served as the Slovenian Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and other international organizations in Vienna, Austria.
It is with great sadness that AIPR announces the loss of our beloved Founder and Board President, Fred Schwartz. A pioneering force, Mr. Schwartz founded the Auschwitz Institute in 2006 and served as President of its Board of Directors until his death.
Fred Schwartz was a visionary, having dedicated the last ten years of his life to preventing violence and atrocities around the globe. Inspired by the voices of Holocaust victims, he created the Auschwitz Institute to assist the world’s governments in fulfilling their duty to protect their populations by preventing genocide and other mass atrocities.Read more