MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

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CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

News

Visit by the President of Italy. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi in Auschwitz Memorial

15-03-2000
Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi and Mrs. Ciampi visited the Museum on March 15, 2000.

Oswiecim Regional Development Strategy. Workshops in Niepolomice

10-03-2000
The third in a series of workshops on the preparation of an Oswiecim Regional Development Strategy, organized by the Chancery of the Polish Prime Minister and the Regional Development Agency Inc. of Bielsko-Biala, was held on March 10-12 at the Royal Castle in Niepolomice.

Portraits: Auschwitz Concentration Camp 1940-1945. New Temporary Exhibition

07-03-2000
An exhibition titled "Portraits..." will be on view at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum from March 7-September 30, 2000.

The Art Work from Goleszow. Museum collections enriched

28-02-2000
After preservation in Cracow, a work done in charcoal by an Auschwitz prisoner has been added to the museum collections.

Orders and Distinctions for Former Auschwitz Concentration Camp Prisoners

20-02-2000
President Aleksander Kwasniewski decorated former Auschwitz concentration camp prisoners and members of the Auschwitz Preservation Association.

The Stockholm Conference. Education about, the commemoration of, and research on the Holocaust

28-01-2000
An international conference (http://www.holocaustforum.gov.se/) on education about, the commemoration of, and research on the Holocaust was held in Stockholm from January 26-28, 2000. The government of Sweden was the host, and invited conferees from 45 countries. The conference was intended to provide participating countries with an opportunity to express their intention to combat racism, antisemitism, and ethnic conflicts, from the starting point of the Holocaust. An exchange of views and experiences took place during panel discussions and workshops.
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