Conference Process

(as of June 30, 2009)

2008 

 
July  
23.7. Government of the Czech Republic decides to hold the Conference
on Holocaust Era Assets
August  
  Invitation letters by Primer Minister of the Czech Republic
Mr. Mirek Topolanek sent to partner governments
September  
8.9. Organizing Committee (OC) of the Conference established
October  
3.10. OC Meeting
31.10. Invitation letters by the OC Chairman Mr. Miloš Pojar sent
to non-governmental organizations
November  
6.11. OC Meeting
7.11. Invitation letters by the OC Chairman Mr. Miloš Pojar
sent to non-governmental organizations
26.11. Briefing for foreign Embassies in Prague
December  
4.12. OC Meeting
11.12. Partner countries asked via embassies and ministries
of foreign affairs to nominate Working Groups´ members

2009

 
January  
  Nominations of Working Groups´ members under way
12.1. OC Meeting
14.1. Launch of the conference website
15.1. Nominations of WGs´ members closed
30.1. Setting the dates and locations of preparatory
meetings of the WGs
30.1. OC approves the final lists of WG members
proposed by WG co-chairs
February  
  Preparatory meetings of the WGs
9.2. OC Meeting
24.2. Friends of Chair Meeting
25.2. Registration for governmental delegations open (information sent
via e-mail to embassies and contact persons)
28.2. Structure of the Conference Program finalized
March  
1.3.
Preparatory meeting WG Holocaust Education, Remembrance
and Research (Part 1, Bratislava)
9.3. OC Meeting
10.3. Briefing for Media
15.3. Registration for governmental delegations closed
Speaker registration open (till April 15)
Observer registration open (subject to capacity)
15.3. "Forgotten Transports to Estonia" Movie Screening
and Panel Debate (Atlas Cinema, Prague)
19.3. Preparatory meeting WG Holocaust Education, Remembrance
and Research (Part 2, Berlin)
26.3. Preparatory meeting WG Imovable Property (London)
April  
1.4. AKROS system open - to manage accommodation and
other practicalities of all participants.
(governmental delegations, speakers, observers)
Notification will be sent via email.
2.-3.4. Preparatory meeting WG Looted Art (Paris)
5.- 6.4. Preparatory meeting WG Judaica and Jewish Cultural Property (Vienna)
7.4. Preparatory meetings of the WGs concluded
15.4. OC Meeting
15.4. Speaker registration closed
15.4. Conference Declaration draft by the Working Groups ready
21.4. Jom HaShoa, "Library of Rescued Memories" Exhibition Opening (Terezín)
23.4. Friends of Chair Meeting
30.4. OC finalizes the Conference program
May  
15.5 Deadline for submitting changes to the Draft Declaration
15.5 "Shoa in Czech Literature" Public Debate (Book World, Prague)
18.5 OC Meeting
20.5 Friends of Chair meeting
28.5. Drafting Conference (Vienna)
June  
1.6. AKROS system closed
  OC Meeting
26.6. Press Conference
26. - 30.6. Holocaust Era Assets Conference
July-August
 
  Conference website redesigned, contributions uploaded
September-  
November  
  Final Editing of the Conference Report
December  
31.12. Release of the Conference Report

Direct Links

  

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
EU2009.CZ
Ministry of Culture
EVZ
Embassy of Germany
Claims Conference
European Commission Representation
Sotheby's
WJRO
Česko-německý fond budoucnosti
Office of the Government
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Documentation Centre
Památník Terezín
Federation of Jewish Communities
Židovské muzeum v Praze
Husitská teologická fakulta
Živá paměť
Forum 2000 foundation