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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.

Conservation of wooden residential and sanitary barracks at the former camp Auschwitz II-Birkenau

28-10-2021
Work has been completed on residential barracks number 14, located in the men's quarantine section (BIIa), as part of the project to preserve wooden barracks at the former German Nazi camp Auschwitz II-Birkenau. The next stage of the project is the conservation of the wooden sanitary barrack located at the site. The works are financed by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.

New Italian-language publication by the Auschwitz Museum presented at the Turin Book Fair

25-10-2021
"Gli italiani ad Auschwitz (1943-1945). Deportazioni, «Soluzione finale», lavoro forzato. Un mosaico di vittime" is the title of a book in Italian by Laura Fontana published by the Auschwitz Museum. The book was presented at the Turin International Book Fair, from 14 to 18 October. During the meeting, the author talked about her work on the book over several years and shared her thoughts on the topic she had developed and the need for historical education for young people.