1 million 184 thousand people visited the Memorial in 2022
Meeting of the Council of the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust
The summary and evaluation of activities of the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz Museum in the years 2019-22 as well as challenges for ICEAH during the pandemic and the establishment of the new Visitor Services Centre constituted main topics on the agenda of the inaugural meeting of the new term of office of the ICEAH Council (2022-26) organized on 19 December in Oświęcim.
French distinctions awarded to the representatives of the Museum
On December 12th, the ceremony of awarding the insignia of the Order of Arts and Letters to the Director of the Auschwitz Museum Piotr M.A. Cywiński, Ph.D. (Officer’s grade) and to Dorota Kuczyńska representing Museum Press Office (Knight’s grade), was held in the French Ambassador’s residence in Warsaw.
Online lesson about the deportation of Poles expelled from the Zamość region to Auschwitz
Commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the death of Grigol Peradze attended by the President of Georgia
German support for a special scholarship programme for Ukrainian conservators at the Memorial
Germany allocated EUR 180 thousand to the financing of a special scholarship programme for Ukrainian conservators carried out by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation and the Auschwitz Museum. On December 1st, the agreement concerning the project was signed at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Warsaw by the Ambassador of Germany to Poland Dr Thomas Bagger, Director General of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Wojciech Soczewica and its Financial Director Elwir Świętochowski.