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"Shaping the future through lessons from the past" - summary of the first part of the project

Phase one of the Polish-Israeli project "Shaping the Future through Lessons from the Past" has been concluded. The project is run jointly by the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz Museum, the Yad Vashem Institute and the Ghetto Fighters' House in Israel.

77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz - announcement

On 27 January 2022 we will commemorate the 77th anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, only a small group of guest, mainly survivors, will take part in the commemoration at the site of the Memorial. The entire event will be available in online broadcast.

Volunteers from Brynek Forestry Technical College at the Memorial

A group of students from the Stanisław Morawski Forestry Technical College in Brynek carried out voluntary work at the Auschwitz Memorial between 14 and 19 November 2021. The visit was part of the renewed cooperation between the Museum and the school regarding care for the green areas of the former camp.

Cooperation between the Auschwitz Museum and the International Memorial from Russia in the field of education

The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and the International Memorial from Russia will cooperate in the fields of education and the culture of remembrance, as well as in the development of research on the history associated mainly with the fate of Soviet prisoners of war in Auschwitz. A special agreement was signed by the Museum director Dr. Piotr Cywiński and Memorial director Elena Żemkowa.

An educational session on "Sport and sportspeople in KL Auschwitz" - 25 November 2021.

The history of sports and the fate of sportspeople in the German Nazi camp Auschwitz will be the subject of an online educational session on 25 November 2021 organised by the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. The meeting will be translated simultaneously into English and Russian.

Norway supports education at the Memorial

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.