German Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Records Roland Jahn visits Platform Office in Prague

June 16, 2017
German Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Records Roland Jahn visits Platform Office in Prague

Prague, 16 June 2017.  The Federal Commissioner for the Records of the State Security Service of the former GDR Mr Roland Jahn visited the Platform Office in Prague today. Together with Platform Managing Director Ms Neela Winkelmann, they discussed ongoing projects and cooperation.

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Institute of National Remembrance would like to exhume Polish victims of the Communist regime in former Czechoslovakia

June 16, 2017
Institute of National Remembrance would like to exhume Polish victims of the Communist regime in former Czechoslovakia

Prague/Warsaw, 16 June 2017. At a meeting with the Institute of National Remembrance IPN in Warsaw earlier this week, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience handed over documents pertaining to the killings of 13 Polish citizens who died on the Czechoslovak electrified Iron...

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World premiere of “Across the Iron Curtain” educational board game hosted at the IPN Educational Center in Warsaw on 13 June 2017

June 11, 2017
World premiere of “Across the Iron Curtain” educational board game hosted at the IPN Educational Center in Warsaw on 13 June 2017

Prague/Warsaw, 11 June 2017. “Across the Iron Curtain” is an extraordinary educational board game telling the story of people who managed to escape across the Iron Curtain. It has been developed by an international team of experts from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland....

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“JUSTICE 2.0″ – presentation at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw, 12 June 2017

June 10, 2017
“JUSTICE 2.0″ – presentation at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw, 12 June 2017

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience together with the Institute of National Remembrance, the Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies and the Research Centre Pro Patria of the Warsaw University are cordially inviting to a discussion seminar “JUSTICE 2.0″ which will take place...

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Patronage of the European Parliament for competition for a memorial for the victims of totalitarianism in Brussels – one week left for expressions of interest!

June 9, 2017

Prague, 9 June 2017. Mr Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, has given an official patronage to the competition for a memorial for the victims of 20th century totalitarianism in Brussels organised by the Platform of European Memory and Conscience. Expressions of interest...

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Commemoration event in former Communist concentration camp “Hell of Jáchymov”, Czech Republic on 26 May 2017

May 28, 2017
Commemoration event in former Communist concentration camp “Hell of Jáchymov”, Czech Republic on 26 May 2017

Horní Slavkov, Ostrov nad Ohří, 26 May 2017. Platform Managing Director Neela Winkelmann and legal intern Juliette Rémond-Tiedrez attended two of a series of commemoration events organised by the Confederation of Political Prisoners of the Czech Republic together with the local municipalities in the...

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Announcement: International competition for a memorial for the victims of totalitarianism in Brussels

April 27, 2017
Announcement: International competition for a memorial for the victims of totalitarianism in Brussels

Brussels / Prague, 27 April 2017. At a symposium held in the European Parliament in Brussels yesterday, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience announced the launch of an international competition for a new memorial dedicated to the victims of National Socialism, Fascism and...

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Invitation to a symposium in the European Parliament on 26 April 2017: Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels

April 11, 2017
Invitation to a symposium in the European Parliament on 26 April 2017: Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels

19 April 2017: REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED! László Tőkés, MEP and the Platform of European Memory and Conscience are cordially inviting to a symposium and announcement of a competition with the title “Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels”, which will take place on Wednesday 26 April...

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German prosecutors call killing of refugees on the border of the ČSSR an international crime and suggest liability for murder for the responsible commanders. Thus the acts have not expired.

March 27, 2017

EN: Press release PEMC 27.3.2017 DE: Pressemitteilung PEMC 27.3.2017 CZ: Tiskova zprava PEMC 27.3.2017 Prague, 27 March 2017. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience has received two letters already from German prosecutors concerning its comprehensive criminal complaint of 18 August 2016 on the...

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