Medal of the National Education Commission received two representatives of the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. From the hands of the Deputy Minister of Education, Tadeusz Sławecki, the awards received Andrzej Kacorzyk, deputy director of the Museum, who directs the work of the Centre, and Alicja Białecka, the head of the ICEAH Program Section.
On the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the establishment of the Memorial Site and Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, a new book has been released — a collection of 14 essays written by Piotr MA Cywiński who for several years has been director of the world's most famous Memorial Site and symbol of the Shoah.
On July 2, 1947, the Polish Sejm adopted a law on the establishment of the Auschwitz Museum and Memorial Site on the grounds of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp. While celebrating the 65th anniversary the opening of a new exhibition “Auschwitz. Memory. World,” a new awards ceremony for volunteers of the Memorial Site and the presentation of the new Museum publication — available in Polish language version — “Epitaph… and other written concerns” took place.