Memorial to the victims of the Iron Curtain inaugurated by Platform Member in the Czech Republic

November 22, 2014
Memorial to the victims of the Iron Curtain inaugurated by Platform Member in the Czech Republic

Prague, 22 November 2014.  Platform Member organisation Memory (Paměť) inaugurated a memorial yesterday outside the town of Mikulov, Czech Republic to people killed on the Iron Curtain between 1948-1989. The Platform congratulates the colleagues on this accomplishment which was supported by the European Union. Twenty-five years after the demolition of the Iron Curtain, it...

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Platform commemorates 25 years since the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia

November 18, 2014
Platform commemorates 25 years since the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia

Prague, 18 November 2014. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia by attending a student discussion with the Presidents of the Visegrad countries and Germany, followed by laying flowers at the site of the...

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Discussion “Searching for the Czech Identity” in Prague on 12 November 2014

November 11, 2014
Discussion “Searching for the Czech Identity” in Prague on 12 November 2014

Together with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Center for contemporary Art DOX, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience staged a public discussion on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in Prague with the title “Searching for the Czech Identity“. It...

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Memorial Concert on the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain in Europe

November 9, 2014
Memorial Concert on the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain in Europe

Photographs from the Memorial concert at the home of the Czech Philharmonic, the Dvořák Hall of the Rudolfinum in Prague, on Saturday 8 November 2014, the eve of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.  The event which took place under...

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Stop the erosion of democracy in Europe: Democracy matters.

November 7, 2014

The Platform sounds alarm about the danger of widening armed conflict and the rise of extremist parties in Europe.   The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is deeply concerned about the continuing Russian aggression in Ukraine and the threat posed by extremist parties...

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Platform opens representative office in Brussels and accepts six new Members from five countries

November 5, 2014

Prague, 7 November 2014 – The Council of Members of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience which took place on November 4 – 5 in the European Parliament in Brussels approved the membership of 6 new institutions and organizations. The new Members of...

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Platform invites to Concert on the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain in Prague

October 30, 2014
Platform invites to Concert on the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain  in Prague

Prague, 30 October 2014. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is proud co-organiser of a commemoration concert which will take place in Prague on 8 November 2014, the eve of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Famous dissident singer...

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