March 01, 2013 10:09 ET
BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwire - March 1, 2013) - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, will be in Berlin with Dr. Mario Silva as the chairmanship of the International Holocaust remembrance Alliance (IHRA) passes from Belgium to Canada for 2013-2014.
The IHRA is an international organization comprised of 31 member countries devoted to Holocaust education, remembrance and research, both nationally and internationally. It was established in 1998, and Canada became a full member in 2009.
The Chair handover will be followed by the restitution of a painting from a German museum to the Canadian and Israeli university heirs of the art dealer, Dr. Max Stern.
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Media RelationsCitizenship and Immigration CanadaNational Headquarters613-952-1650CIC-Media-Relations@cic.gc.caAlexis PavlichMinister's OfficeCitizenship and Immigration Canada613-954-1064
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