First rehabilitation in the Czech Republic for German who attempted to escape across the Iron Curtain

May 11, 2018
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Prague, 11 May 2018. The District Court in České Budějovice (South Bohemia) has released a breakthrough decision for a former East German refugee who was arrested in 1976 trying to illegally cross the border between Czechoslovakia and Austria. East German refugee Mr Dieter Kolbe illegally entered Czechoslovakia in 1976 and was arrested on a...

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Platform expresses regret that Mr Jean-Claude Juncker took part in ceremonies commemorating Karl Marx

May 7, 2018

Brussels / Prague, 7 May 2018. The European Union is founded on freedom, truth, human dignity and human rights. These values, along with many others, were violated by the Communist system, which was based on Marxist ideology. Therefore, the Platform of European Memory and...

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Presentation of Winners of Platform’s Competition for a Proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels

April 25, 2018
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Brussels/Prague 25 April 2018. The presentation of the top-ten ranking entries in the Platform’s competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels took place yesterday afternoon at the European Parliament in Brussels, courtesy of Mr László Tökés,...

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Educational video clips competition

April 24, 2018
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Call for artists: Competition for the design of educational video clips Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience is hereby announcing a competition for a winning proposal of a series of short educational YouTube...

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Winners presentation of the Platform competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels

April 6, 2018
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The presentation of the top-ten ranking entries in the Platform’s competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels on 24 April 2018, in Room JAN 6Q1, from 12.00 – 14.00, courtesy of...

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British-Chinese Architect Tszwai So Wins Platform’s Competition for a Proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels

March 28, 2018
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Brussels / Prague, 28 March 2018. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is delighted to announce the winners of its competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels! The competition was held under the patronage of...

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Joachim Gauck receives the Ján Langoš Award

March 27, 2018
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Bratislava / Prague, 27 March 2018. Former German Federal President Mr Joachim Gauck received the Ján Langoš Award at a ceremony held on Monday 26 March in Bratislava. Mr Joachim Wilhelm Gauck is a former Lutheran pastor who came to prominence as an anti-communist civil rights...

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Justice 2.0 working meeting in Prague on 27-28 February 2018

March 5, 2018
Justice 2.0 working meeting in Prague on 27-28 February 2018

Prague, 28 February 2018 – Twenty-six representatives of governmental and non-governmental institutions and organisations from Albania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Romania Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland convened in Prague on 27-28 February 2018 for a working meeting of the JUSTICE 2.0...

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Norman Foster joins the jury of Platform’s Competition for a Proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels!

February 15, 2018
Norman Foster joins the jury of Platform’s Competition for a Proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels!

Prague, 15 February 2018. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is honoured to announce that world-renowned British architect Lord Norman Foster has joined the jury of the Competition for a proposal for a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels. The...

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