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

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77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz - announcement

17-12-2021
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

29-11-2021
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

16-11-2021
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.

15-11-2021
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

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.