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Branch of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Institute in Catalonia

12-07-2023
On July 7th, the national Auschwitz-Birkenau Institute in Spain opened a new branch in Girona, a city in the Autonomous Community of Catalonia. This branch will support the activities carried out by the Auschwitz Museum Memorial Diplomacy in Spain.

Winners of the Memorial Award for Volunteers: "If not for those ten...".

07-07-2023
The "If not for those ten..." awards were presented at the international educational conference titled "Tools from the «here and now» in teaching about the «then» - new technologies in education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust". They are presented to volunteers and representatives of institutions that support volunteering at the Memorial.

International conference on new technologies in education on the history of Auschwitz and the Holocaust

06-07-2023
New technologies in education about the history of Auschwitz and the Holocaust was the subject of an international conference held on June 27-29 at the Auschwitz Memorial.

Memoria Magazine no. 69

30-06-2023
'Memoria' is an online magazine dedicated to the history of Auschwitz, the Holocaust as well as memory and education around the world.

18th Session of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council

29-06-2023
On 20 June, the 18th Session of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council took place at the Warsaw headquarters of Deloitte Poland, a long-time corporate donor to the Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to safeguard the preservation of the genuine remains of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau and to support the educational activities of the Memorial.

83rd anniversary of the deportation of the first Poles to KL Auschwitz - National Day of Remembrance

15-06-2023
14 June 1940 is considered the beginning of the functioning of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz. On that day, the Germans deported a group of 728 Poles from the Tarnów prison to Auschwitz. The group included soldiers who had fought against the German invasion in September 1939, members of underground independence organisations, secondary school and university students, and a small number of Polish Jews. They were given numbers from 31 to 758.