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MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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Norway supports education at the Memorial

14-11-2021
Norwegian Ambassador to Poland Anders Eide visited the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum on 11 November. During the visit, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Norwegian party, the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, and the Auschwitz Museum.

11th session of the International Committee of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

09-11-2021
The 11th session of the International Committee of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation took place on October 27, at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister in Warsaw, with the attendance of representatives of the donor nations supporting the Foundation’s Perpetual Fund.

Conservation of wooden residential and sanitary barracks at the former camp Auschwitz II-Birkenau

28-10-2021
Work has been completed on residential barracks number 14, located in the men's quarantine section (BIIa), as part of the project to preserve wooden barracks at the former German Nazi camp Auschwitz II-Birkenau. The next stage of the project is the conservation of the wooden sanitary barrack located at the site. The works are financed by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.

New Italian-language publication by the Auschwitz Museum presented at the Turin Book Fair

25-10-2021
"Gli italiani ad Auschwitz (1943-1945). Deportazioni, «Soluzione finale», lavoro forzato. Un mosaico di vittime" is the title of a book in Italian by Laura Fontana published by the Auschwitz Museum. The book was presented at the Turin International Book Fair, from 14 to 18 October. During the meeting, the author talked about her work on the book over several years and shared her thoughts on the topic she had developed and the need for historical education for young people.

“Antisemitism and hate crime” - training for EU judges and prosecutors

22-10-2021
“Antisemitism and Hate Crimes” was the title of a training course for 33 judges and prosecutors from the Member States of the European Union, which took place at the Auschwitz Memorial on 7 October 2021. The training was organised as part of training activities of the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN), and the organisation of the event was possible thanks to the cooperation of the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust in partnership with the National School of Judiciary and Public Prosecution.

New works by Wincenty Gawron in the Memorial Collections

18-10-2021
The Museum collections have been enriched with new artworks by Wincenty Gawron, a survivor of the German Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp and member of the camp resistance movement. The works have been donated by his daughter, Margaret Jablonsky.