Thirty-nine countries, the European Commission and many non-governmental institutions convened in Prague for a conference to review the Guidelines and Best Practices for the Restitution and Compensation of Immovable (Real) Property Confiscated or otherwise wrongfully seized by the Nazis, Fascists and Their Collaborators during the Holocaust (Shoah) Era between 1933-1945 endorsed in Prague in June 9, 2010. Participants in this conference reiterated their support for the Terezin Declaration of June 2009 as well as for these Guidelines and Best Practices.
S. RES. 516
Expressing the sense of the Senate on the restitution of or compensation for property seized during the Nazi and Communist eras.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESMr. NELSON of Florida (for himself and Mr. BROWN of Ohio) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations
European Shoah Legacy Institute (ESLI) follows the legislative debate on restitutions in the Parliament of the Czech Republic and compares it with development in other countries. This subject will be discussed and reflected in the course of the international conference “Immovable Property Review Conference 2012” organized by ESLI in Prague in November this year.