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Meeting of the International Committee of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

16-10-2015
Representatives of the countries which have supported the Perpetual Capital of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation attended the 5th Meeting of the International Committee of the Foundation, which took place on October 13th in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister in Warsaw.

29th session of the International Auschwitz Council

14-10-2015
Ongoing major conservation works and investment projects related to the education and service of visitors were some of the topics on the agenda of the International Auschwitz Council. The 29th session of the IAC, which was held on October 12 in the Chancellery of the Polish Prime Minister in Warsaw, was chaired by Prof. Barbara Engelking.

"We share a common goal" - Czech and Polish seminar for teachers and educators

09-10-2015
The second part of the seminar for Czech and Polish educators ended on 4 October 2015. The seminar, devoted to the history of the Theresienstadt Ghetto was jointly prepared by the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and the Terezin Memorial Site. The seminar was attended by 29 teachers and educators from Poland and the Czech Republic, who are involved as part of their professional careers and interests, in the history of the former Auschwitz camp, the Holocaust and II World War.

International conference "Remembrance has not matured in us yet…"

29-09-2015
The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum will hold an expert conference on education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust "Remembrance has not matured in us yet..." from 26-29 October 2015.

A gift from Volkswagen to the Auschwitz Memorial

28-09-2015
Auschwitz Museum received two cars as a gift from Volkswagen AG and the International Auschwitz Committee.

Piotr M. A. Cywiński member of the Moscow Memorial Society

28-09-2015
In September 2015, the board of the Memorial Society in Moscow decided to accept as a member of the organization Dr. Piotr M.A. Cywiński, director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
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