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16th Session of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council

28-09-2021
The 16th session of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council, tasked with financing the preservation of the authentic remains of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, was held in Warsaw on 28 September.

Modern infrastructure from Orange for the Auschwitz Museum

14-09-2021
Thanks to the technological support of Orange Polska, the Auschwitz Museum will have modern infrastructure, providing high-speed, efficient internet access (5G/4G, fiber optic internet, and wireless) at the entire area of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. This way, the facility will become even more accessible, also to those who cannot visit it in person. An agreement regarding this matter was signed on September 14 by Orange, the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.

"Biographies as sources of knowledge about the Holocaust and Auschwitz" - summary of an online conference

03-09-2021
"Biographies as sources of knowledge about the Holocaust and Auschwitz" is the title of an online methodological conference for teachers held on 28 and 29 August.

Invitation: "From the Litzmannstadt Ghetto to KL Auschwitz" - educational session on 7 October 2021

02-09-2021
"From the Litzmannstadt Ghetto to KL Auschwitz" is the title of the online educational session that will be held on 7 October 2021 to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the deportation of Jews from the Lodz Ghetto to the German Nazi Auschwitz camp. The session will be translated into English.

New online lesson about the fate of children in Auschwitz

27-08-2021
‘Children at Auschwitz’ is a new online lesson created by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. Its author is Helena Kubica.

80th anniversary of death of Father Maximilian Kolbe

14-08-2021
Father Maximilian Maria Kolbe, a Franciscan, was killed in the German Nazi Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp 80 years ago. The anniversary of this event was commemorated at the Memorial.