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AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

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CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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“Auschwitz - Never again! – Really?”. Summary of the international educational conference

08-07-2019
“Auschwitz – Never again! – Really?” – was the motto of the International Educational Conference, which took place from 1-4 July 2019 at the Auschwitz Memorial. The topics of lectures and discussions concerned education in the context of preventing genocide and crimes against humanity. The event took place under the honorable patronage of Professor Piotr Gliński, Minister of Culture and National Heritage.

Seminar for Memorial Site guides in Heidelberg in Germany

05-07-2019
Nearly 50 educators from the Auschwitz Memorial Site participated in June 2019 in a special seminar organized within the framework of cooperation of the Museum with the Documentation and Cultural Center of German Sinti and Roma in Heidelberg.

Through the lens of faith - a temporary exhibition at the entrance to the Auschwitz Memorial

05-07-2019
The exhibition "Through the Lens of Faith - Przez pryzmat wiary", prepared by the Amud Aish Memorial Museum in New York and designed by Daniel Libeskind, was opened on July 1, in front of the main entrance to the Auschwitz Museum.

Volunteers of the Memorial honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten... ”

04-07-2019
At the 72nd anniversary of creation of the Museum at the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, volunteers and representatives of institutions supporting voluntary work at the Memorial were honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten...”. Among them there were persons from Poland, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russia, the United States, Japan.

Volkswagen’s gift to Auschwitz Memorial

04-07-2019
On June 28th, in the German Resistance Memorial Centre in Berlin, representatives of the Volkswagen company, in cooperation with the International Auschwitz Committee, donated to the Auschwitz Museum two microbuses which are going to support the educational activity of the Memorial.

Sessions of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council

24-06-2019
The 12th and 13th sessions of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council were held in Warsaw on June 10th and in Oświęcim on June 18th. The main task of the Foundation is to finance the conservation of the authentic remains of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
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