„Elie Wiesel” National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania
4The “Elie Wiesel” Institute was founded in 2005 and is under direct coordination of the Romania Government. The mission of the institute is researching and publishing scientific studies regarding the tragedy of the Jews; promoting the Holocaust’ victims remembrance; supporting the intercultural dialogue through the development of various educational and cultural activities. The Scientific Research Department carries out scientific research programs and projects, independently or in partnership; monitors and evaluates the manifestation of anti-Semitism or Holocaust denial. Department of Communication, Public Relations and Educational and Cultural Programs organizes information and awareness campaigns, conferences, workshops, scientific sessions and artistic programs. The “Elie Wiesel” Institute was designated by the Romanian Government to coordinate the activities of organizing the National Museum of the History of the Romanian Jewry and the Holocaust, the project being in progress.