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HOLOCAUST EDUCATION AND GENOCIDE PREVENTION

Benin

Benin

Population – 9,598,787
Jewish Population – Unknown

Government-Related Holocaust Education/Information

Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research – Benin does not mandate the teaching of the Holocaust.  A national curriculum could not be located. 
http://www.gouv.bj/

Benin has a National Commission for UNESCO.

Beninese Commission for Human Rights – Established in May 1989 under Law No. 89-004, the Beninese Commission for Human Rights was created for the promotion and protection of Human Rights. 
http://www.wiser.org/

General Holocaust Education/Information

There is no established Jewish Community in Benin.

The US Embassy in Benin recently screened The Pianist, a story which depicts the life of a Jewish Pianist in Warsaw, Poland during World War II.  The film led to a discussion about what individuals can do to prevent atrocities similar to the Holocaust.