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 European Parliament President Mr Antonio Tajani, of EU Commissioner for Education, Culture,...

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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 activist in East Germany. From 1990 to 2000 he served...

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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 project. The participants discussed the current situation and further steps...

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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 announcement of the winners of the competition is planned for...

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Competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels: Jury will choose from 39 professional entries

February 5, 2018
Competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels:  Jury will choose from 39 professional entries

Prague, 5 February 2018. The competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels, announced by the Platform of European Memory and Conscience in April 2017, has yielded thirty-nine entries from artists and architects. The entries have been forwarded to the Jury, which includes EC Commissioner for Education,...

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Platform hands over new evidence to Bavarian prosecutors in the case of the 1986 killing of Johann Dick by Czechoslovak border guards

January 18, 2018
Platform hands over new evidence to Bavarian prosecutors in the case of the 1986 killing of Johann Dick by Czechoslovak border guards

Prague, 18 January 2018. At a meeting held earlier this week in Weiden, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience handed over new evidence to Bavarian prosecutors in the case of the killing of West-German civilian Johann Dick who was shot and killed by Czechoslovak border guards in 1986. The files of the former...

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Platform experts hold a guided tour for MEPs in the House of European History

January 11, 2018
Platform experts hold a guided tour for MEPs in the House of European History

Brussels, 10 January – Platform experts lead by Paweł Ukielski, deputy director of the Warszaw Uprising Museum, in presence of Platform President Lukasz Kamiński, held guided tour for 7 MEPs from the EPP Group on 10 January. Members of the European Parliament visited the permanent exhibition of the House of European History (HEH) with a...

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Best wishes for a happy, peaceful, successful and fulfilling New Year 2018 from the Plaform!

January 5, 2018
Best wishes for a happy, peaceful, successful and fulfilling New Year 2018 from the Plaform!

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Platform achieves double legal breakthrough: Bavarian state criminal investigation office Munich starts investigating killings of German refugees on the Iron Curtain in former Czechoslovakia!

December 13, 2017

Prague, 13 December 2017. The Bavarian state criminal investigation office Munich (LKA München) is starting the investigation of the killings of German citizens on the Iron Curtain in former Czechoslovakia. The respective criminal complaint was filed by the Platform of European Memory and Conscience in August 2016 with the German Federal Prosecutor General. The...

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