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“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.

Online educational session on the 80th anniversary of deportations of Soviet POWs to Auschwitz - 28 October 2021

14-10-2021
The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust and the Center for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding invite to an online education session devoted to the 80th anniversary of the deportations of Soviet prisoners of war to Auschwitz.

"Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away" exhibition in Sweden from May 2022

14-10-2021
The "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away" exhibition will open in Swedish city of Malmö in May 2022. The information was announced at The Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism held on 14 October.

New Austrian exhibition at the Auschwitz Memorial

04-10-2021
“Far removed. Austria and Auschwitz” is the title of a new Austrian national exhibition opened on 4 October in Block 17 at the former German Nazi Auschwitz I camp.

Winners of the competition for the new Polish exhibition at the Auschwitz Memorial

29-09-2021
The results of the competition for the artistic and architectural-construction concept of the exhibition, entitled “Poles in KL Auschwitz. Residents of the Oświęcim region during World War II”, which in the foreseeable future will be located in Block 15 on the site of the former Auschwitz I camp.