“JUSTICE 2.0″ on 24 June 2016 at the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany

June 26, 2016
“JUSTICE 2.0″ on 24 June 2016 at the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany

Freiburg, 24 June 2016. At a symposium with the title Verbrechen unter kommunistischer Herrschaft: Aufarbeitung und Umgang ( Crimes committed under Communist rule: Coming to terms and dealing with them) held at the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany, the Platform project “JUSTICE 2.0″ was presented to a specialist...

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Invitation to follow-up workshop “Preserving the Lesson of the Iron Curtain” on 10-11 July 2016 in Mikulov, Czech Republic

June 23, 2016
Invitation to follow-up workshop “Preserving the Lesson of the Iron Curtain” on 10-11 July 2016 in Mikulov, Czech Republic

Following the conference “Preserving the Lesson of the Iron Curtain” which took place on 24 May 2016 in Nürnberg, Germany, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience is cordially inviting to a follow-up WORKSHOP, which will take place on 10-11 July 2016 in the historic border town of Mikulov, Czech Republic. The purpose of...

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Prize of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience 2016 goes to Mr Leopoldo López in Venezuela

June 20, 2016

Prague, 20 June 2016. This year’s Prize of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience will be awarded to imprisoned opposition leader in Venezuela, Mr Leopoldo López. The Platform member institutions and organisations voted to give the prize to Mr López in recognition of his struggle against totalitarianism, for the ideals of democracy, fundamental...

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Symposium “The year 1956 and the non-reformability of Communism” on 15 June 2016 in the European Parliament, Brussels

June 2, 2016
Symposium “The year 1956 and the non-reformability of Communism” on 15 June 2016 in the European Parliament, Brussels

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience and the Hungarian Committee of National Remembrance cordially invite to an international symposium with the title “The year 1956 and the non-reformability of Communism” which will take place on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 from 10.00-12.00  in the European Parliament in Brussels under the auspices of Mr László...

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International conference “Totalitarianism, Deportation and Emigration” on 28-30 June 2016 in Viljandi, Estonia

May 27, 2016
International conference “Totalitarianism, Deportation and Emigration” on 28-30 June 2016 in Viljandi, Estonia

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience cordially invites to an international conference with the title Totalitarianism, Deportation and Emigration  – The forced displacement of population and waves of migration in 20th century Europe caused by the policy of totalitarian states“ which will be held at the Estonian Traditional Music Centre in Viljandi, Estonia...

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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 around Europe to take part in a Competition for a...

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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 Communist perpetrators in some EU Member States is a sign...

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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 institution and the projects of the Platform of European Memory...

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