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HOLOCAUST EDUCATION AND GENOCIDE PREVENTION

Eritrea

Eritrea

Population – 6,086,495
Jewish Population – small

Government-Related Holocaust Education/Information

Ministry of Education – Eritrea does not mandate the teaching of the Holocaust.  Its state curriculum could not be located. 
http://www.shabait.com/index.php

Eritrea has a Nation Commission for UNESCO.

Human Rights – Eritrea does not have a National Commission on Human Rights.  Currently no NGOs or Human Rights groups operate in Eritrea.  The government does not grant permission for Human Rights groups to visit the country.

Education Sector Development Program (ESDP) – In 2002, the Eritrean government drafted a concept paper aimed at an extensive change in the existing educational system.  The ESDP encompasses four important pillars: eradicating illiteracy, promoting secondary education, technical and vocational training, and developing institutional capacity. 

General Holocaust Education/Information

There are fewer than ten Jews in the country. 

Synagogues
Asmara Hebrew Congregation
Haille Mariam Mammo Street
Asmara, Eritrea