Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute representatives visited Platform office in Prague

February 3, 2017
Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute representatives visited Platform office in Prague

Prague, 25 January – Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute Mr. Ondrej Krajňák and Mr. Pavol Kossey, the Director of the Chairman`s Secretary officially visited the Platform office in Prague. They held discussion with the Platform Managing Director Ms Neela Winkelmann about the common projects and further cooperation. The Nation’s...

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Platform mourns the passing of Ms Naděžda Kavalírová, Chairwoman of the Confederation of Political Prisoners of the Czech Republic

January 21, 2017
Platform mourns the passing of Ms Naděžda Kavalírová, Chairwoman of the Confederation of Political Prisoners of the Czech Republic

Prague, 20 January 2017. Ms Naděžda Kavalírová, Chairwoman of the Czech Confederation of Political Prisoners died today aged 93. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience mourns the passing of the long-term leader of its largest Czech Member organisation, a courageous, passionate and dedicated...

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Happy New Year 2017 from the Platform!

December 30, 2016
Happy New Year 2017 from the Platform!

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Survey: two thirds of Czech secondary school students do not think coming to terms with totalitarianism has been sufficient; improvement of history lessons wanted

December 30, 2016
Survey: two thirds of Czech secondary school students do not think coming to terms with totalitarianism has been sufficient; improvement of history lessons wanted

Prague, 30 December 2016. Two thirds of Czech secondary school students do not think that coming to terms with totalitarianism in the country has been sufficient. This is the result of a long-term survey by the Platform of European Memory and Conscience carried out...

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German ARD airs documentary about Platform’s criminal complaint against Czechoslovak Communist perpetrators

December 14, 2016

Prague, 14 December 2016. The German 1st TV channel ARD aired a documentary on the work of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience last night. The film depicts the flight of 18-year-old East German Hartmut Tautz who was attacked by Czechoslovak border guard...

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Platform endorses decommunisation legislation in Bulgaria

December 5, 2016

Prague/Sofia , 5 December 2016. The President of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience sent an open letter to the President and the members of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria, expressing support of the Platform for a new decommunisation amendment...

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Platform meets politicians, admits five new Members and pays tribute to Holodomor victims in Kyiv, Ukraine

November 28, 2016
Platform meets politicians, admits five new Members and pays tribute to Holodomor victims in Kyiv, Ukraine

Prague, 28 November 2016. At the Council of Members held in Kyiv on 24-26 November 2016, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience admitted five new Member institutions and organisations – from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Ukraine and Albania. At the conclusion of...

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Proceedings of the international conference The Iron Curtain – Consequences of WWII

November 23, 2016
Proceedings of the international conference The Iron Curtain – Consequences of WWII

NEW PUBLICATION: Proceedings of the international conference The Iron Curtain – Consequences of WWII held in Budapest on 5 – 6 May 2015 The objective of the conference contributions was to fill in some of the remaining white areas on the map of Europe’s history and...

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German TV airs document about Platform’s criminal complaint

November 2, 2016

On 2 November 2016, German public TV channel MDR (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk) aired a short documentary film about the criminal complaint filed in Germany by the Platform against 67 representatives of Communist Czechoslovakia for the killing of 5 Germans on the Iron Curtain during Communism....

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