“We share a commitment to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to honour those who stood against it.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
27 January 2015 will mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
On 2 August 2014 over 1,000 people gathered at Auschwitz II-Birkenau to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the so-called "Gypsy Family Camp" where in 1944 nearly 3,000 Roma and Sinti were killed.
Approximately ten thousand people – young Jews from all around the world, but also a 2,000 strong group of Polish youth – participated on April 28 in the 23rd March of the Living at the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The Memory Project exhibition at the Galicia Jewish Museum opened on 1 July as part of the events for the 23rd Jewish Culture Festival.
On Thursday, 13 June 2013 the new Permanent Exhibition "Shoah" in Block 27 at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum will open in the presence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage Bogdan Zdrojewski, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate and Exhibition Curator Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Piotr Cywinski, Israeli and Polish officials and Holocaust survivors.
The Museum of the History of Polish Jews officially opened on 19 April 2013 on the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto.
Maciej Pisarski (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) – Deputy Head of Delegation
Grzegors Berendt (Institute of National Remembrance) - Academic Working Group
Alicja Bialecka (Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau) – Museums and Memorials Working Group
Grzegorz Chorąży (Ministry of National Education)- Education Working Group
Malgorzata Skorka (Ministry of National Education) – Education Working Group