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04/28/2009 International Meeting of Tracing Services in Bad Arolsen

This week the International Tracing Service (ITS) is hosting an international meet-up with the Red Cross and Red Crescent tracing services. Thirty-two tracing service representatives from 27 countries and ten delegates from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva have arrived in Bad Arolsen for...

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04/23/2009 Freie Universität Berlin and ITS collaborate on online forced labour archive

The Freie Universität Berlin and the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen are collaborating on the development of the digital archive “Forced labour from 1939–1945. Memory and history”. “We hope to gain valuable information on the fate of forced labourers during the National Socialist regime from the...

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03/27/2009 Jewish organisations draw positive balance of visit

This week twelve representatives of the largest American Jewish organisations paid a two-day visit to the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen. Among them were delegates from the American Jewish Committee, the American Jewish Congress, B’nai B’rith and the Anti-Defamation League. During their stay they...

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03/03/2009 ITS and the City of Bad Arolsen – An Alliance for Common Welfare

The director of the International Tracing Service (ITS), Jean-Luc Blondel, and the mayor of Bad Arolsen, Jürgen van der Horst, want to intensify the mutual exchange between ITS and the city, and promote the location of Bad Arolsen for the benefit of both. This agreement was reached at a meeting held last Tuesday. “The...

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