About Us

Launch of Holocaust Education Trust Ireland, September 2005, Mansion House, Dublin. L-R: Tom O’Higgins, Sr Carmel Niland, Ruairi Quinn, President Mary McAleese, Lynn Jackson and Oliver Donohoe.

Welcome to Holocaust Education Trust Ireland

At the end of World War II when the horrors of the Holocaust were revealed, they confirmed what many had heard, suspected and feared. Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) is aware that the key to combating prejudice and racism is education. Thus we have concentrated on designing Holocaust educational programmes and materials.

 

Foundation

Holocaust Education Trust Ireland is an independent non-profit national charity. It was formed and registered in September 2005 by founding trustees: Mary Banotti, Oliver Donohoe, Lynn Jackson, Tom O’Higgins, Sr Carmel Niland and Ruairí Quinn TD.

Charity Registration Number: 20058609

 

 

Our Vision

To create awareness throughout Ireland about the Holocaust and its consequences.

Our Mission

Sharing good practice in delivering Holocaust education, remembrance and awareness programmes, and ensuring that Ireland commemorates the Holocaust and educates about it. Promoting government policies that uphold the commitments of the Stockholm Declaration 2000, undertaking to counter antisemitism, all forms of racism, Holocaust denial and distortion of the Holocaust.

Our Values

  • Accurate, historically-informed information underpins all of our work
  • An inclusive approach to all that we do
  • Respect for all people, human dignity and human rights

Our Work

HETI spearheads work to advance our mission with government, schools, teachers, educators, scholars, youth organisations and the public. Our programmes and educational materials are constructed to provide irrefutable information.

Management

HETI has a board of trustees which is responsible for decisions concerning project management, fundraising and administration. All trustees are volunteers. The board comprises ten trustees one of whom is HETI has a

which is responsible for decisions concerning project management, fundraising and administration. All trustees are volunteers. The board comprises ten trustees one of whom is chairperson. Trustees retire on rotation after a certain number of years have been served on the board.

Funding

HETI seeks funding from government departments, cultural bodies, corporate sponsors, religious bodies, philanthropic and funding organisations, as well as private individuals.

 

We hope you will enjoy browsing through our website and look forward to welcoming you to some of our programmes or public events.

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