MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

IAC Meetings

Meeting XI: 21 February 2006

15-09-2008
Polish prime minister Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz attended the final session during the present term of office of the International Auschwitz Council on February 27, 2006. The meeting covered ongoing affairs at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and a summing-up of the Council’s six-year tenure. Marcinkiewicz thanked the current members and presented them with diplomas to mark their membership.

Meeting X: 20-21 June 2005

15-09-2008
The session was devoted primarily to the question of the educational programmes of the International Centre of Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust, which is presently being formed.

Meeting IX: 6 December 2004

15-09-2008
The International Auschwitz Council considered an outline of the plans to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the prisoners of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, which falls on 27 January 2005, and with the state of preparations for this. 

Meeting VIII: 1-3 June 2004

15-09-2008
The International Auschwitz Council primarily discussed further work on creating the International Centre of Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust, saying that this work should lead to the official opening of the Centre on 27 January 2004.

Meeting VII: 3-4 November 2003

15-09-2008
At its VII meeting, the Council discussed the project for the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust, submitted by the directors of the State Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum. This project is a culmination of the concept of an International Centre of Education contained in Stage II of the Government Strategic Oswiecim Programme. 

Meeting VI: 20-21 January 2003

15-09-2008
The International Auschwitz Council met in Warsaw on 20-21 January. The subject of the debate were issues connected with the former extermination and concentration camps, especially Auschwitz-Birkenau, Belsen and Treblinka. The Council heard a report on the provisions of Stage II of the Government Strategic Oswiecim Programme and discussed the present and future educational mission of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum.
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