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News

30 years involvement of Volkswagen AG at the Auschwitz Memorial

12-12-2017
An exhibition titled “Eine deutliche Spur” (Visible traces) was inaugurated in Berlin on the occasion of 30 years of cooperation between the Auschwitz Museum, Volkswagen Group and the International Auschwitz Committee.

New international travelling exhibition on the history of Auschwitz opened in Madrid

01-12-2017
Almost 73 years after the liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz, its history and meaning is told in a new monographic travelling exhibition "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away". It's the largest exhibition of that kind dedicated to the topic of Auschwitz and the Holocaust in history.

Seminar for the representatives of non-governmental organizations from the Council of Europe member states

22-11-2017
On October 22-27, thirty representatives of non-governmental organizations visited Kraków and Oświęcim at the joint invitation of the Council of Europe, Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, the Ministry of National Education as well as the Pedagogical University of Kraków.

33rd session of the International Auschwitz Council

14-11-2017
Events related to the 70th anniversary of the creation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, summary of activities of the IAC in its six years of office, and analysis of the challenges facing Memorial Sites located in Poland were some of the topics of the 33rd session of the International Auschwitz Council, which was held at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister in Warsaw on 13 November, presided by Prof. Barbara Engelking. The Deputy Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Jarosław Sellin attended the meeting.

Support from Greece for the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

10-11-2017
Greece is the 37th country that joined the creation of the Endowment Fund of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation. The support will amount to 5,000 euros.

7th session of the International Committee of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

25-10-2017
Representatives of the donor countries supporting the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation's Endowment Fund met on October 24 in Oświecim for the 7th session of the International Committee. They had the opportunity to see, for the first time the progress of conservation works at the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, which are funded by the Foundation.
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