“Juliana litt unter den Nazis wie unter den Sowjets” – Die Welt, 8 April 2014

April 8, 2014
“Juliana litt unter den Nazis wie unter den Sowjets” – Die Welt, 8 April 2014

Dresden / Prague, 8 April 2014. Juliana Zarchi from Lithuania and Benita Plezere-Eglite from Latvia, two of the survivors of 20th century totalitarianism whose life stories are depicted in the Platform reader “Lest We Forget. Memory of Totalitarianism in Europe”, attended the presentation of the German version of the Reader at the Saxon state...

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Platform welcomes new open history policy in Ukraine

March 31, 2014

Lviv / Prague, 31 March 2014. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience welcomes the appointment of the new Director of the National Memory Institute of Ukraine, which signals a turn toward an open history policy. The National Memory Institute of Ukraine is to...

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Answer from EU Council and Commission to Platform on Ukraine

March 17, 2014

Göteborg / Brussels, 11 March 2014. Platform President Göran Lindblad received an answer to the letter of 7 February 2014 with an urgent call to send a permanent EU observer mission to Ukraine, which was addressed to EU Council President Herman van Rompuy, the...

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Damit wir nicht vergessen – official presentation in Berlin on 1 April 2014

March 10, 2014

Dresden, 10 March 2014. The Platform Reader “Damit wir nicht vergessen. Erinnerung and den Totalitarismus in Europa” will be presented at the Saxon State representation in Berlin, Germany, on 1 April. Two of the protagonists of the Reader`s 30 stories, Ms Juliana Zarchi (Lithuania)...

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70% of older secondary school students in the Czech Republic do not think that enough has been done to come to terms with totalitarianism

March 10, 2014
70% of older secondary school students in the Czech Republic do not think that enough has been done to come to terms with totalitarianism

Prague, 10 March 2014. Seventy percent of older secondary school students in the Czech Republic do not think that the Nazi and Communist totalitarianisms have been overcome sufficiently. This is a result of a survey conducted by the Platform of European Memory and Conscience...

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Czech PM receives Platform Board

March 4, 2014

Prague, 4 March 2014.  Representatives of the Platform – President Göran Lindblad, Managing Director Neela Winkelmann and members of the Executive Board Siegfried Reiprich and Paweł Ukielski met Mr Bohuslav Sobotka, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic and Mr Vladimír Špidla, the Prime Minister`s chief...

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