Platform of European Memory and Conscience starts cooperation with European Green Belt Initiative

May 25, 2016
Platform of European Memory and Conscience starts cooperation with European Green Belt Initiative

Prague/Nürnberg, 25 May 2016. At a working conference with the title “Preserving the Lesson of the Iron Curtain“ in Nürnberg yesterday, Members of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience met with representatives of the European Green Belt Initiative for the first time. They underlined their interest in future cooperation on the European level....

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Competition for a proposal of a pan-European memorial to the victims of totalitarianism in Brussels

May 16, 2016
Competition for a proposal of a pan-European memorial to the victims of totalitarianism in Brussels

      The Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic on behalf of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience and the European Shoah Legacy Institute cordially invite students aged 16 – 21 from...

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The EU must stop glorifying Communist perpetrators!

May 13, 2016

Prague / Ljubljana, 13 May 2016. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is strongly concerned about the recent official unveiling of a monument to a former Yugoslav Communist party apparatchik and secret police chief in Slovenia. The Platform warns that the celebration of...

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President of Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute visits Platform office

May 11, 2016
President of Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute visits Platform office

Prague, 10 May 2016. Mr Ondrej Krajňák, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute visited the Platform office in Prague today. With Platform Managing Director Neela Winkelmann they discussed topics of common interest, the work of the Slovak memory...

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Platform’s exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe“ on display in the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest

May 10, 2016
Platform’s exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe“ on display in the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest

Prague / Budapest, 10 May 2016. The international travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe“ by the Platform of European Memory and Conscience is on display in front of the assembly hall of the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest until 13 May 2016. It was visited by...

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Platform calls for stronger measures to protect the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People

May 5, 2016

Prague / Kiev, 5 May 2016. In a letter sent to the heads of governments of EU Member States, to the Presidents of the European Commission, Parliament and Council, as well as the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, the Platform of European...

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Discussion “Memory and trauma” at the Václav Havel Library in Prague, 3 May 2016

May 4, 2016

Prague, 3 May 2016. At the occasion of the presentation of a new anthology Paměť a trauma (“Memory and trauma”) edited by Alexander Kratochvil from the Institute for Czech Literature, a public discussion was staged at the Václav Havel Library in Prague. Platform Managing...

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