On 27th of January the representatives of workers and volunteers of the IYMC in Oswiecim took part in the ceremonies commemorating the 74th anniversary of the liberation of the Concentration Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau as well as the town of Oświęcim.
of Manfred Weber at the IYMC
Today the IYMC hosted Mr. Manfred Weber, the Chairman of EPP Group in the EP, who accompanied by a delegation, visited Oświęcim.
de la 2e Génération at the IYMC
Between 26th and 29th of October 2018 the IYMC hosted a group of 150 participants of the study trip organized by “Témoins de la 2e Génération” from Luxembourg.
Alexander Van der Bellen honored by the International Auschwitz Committee
On Janury 30th the President of Austria, Mr. Alexander Van der Bellen, hosted a delegation of the International Auschwitz Committee, the International Youth Meeting Centre and Austrian Holocaust-Survivors at the Hofburg in Vienna.
meets in Berlin
From the 8th-10th of November the presidium of the International Auschwitz Committee gathered in Berlin for a meeting.
visits Auschwitz Memorial
On December 1st the Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, Dr. Herbert Diess, visited the Auschwitz Birkenau State Museum and the International Youth Meeting Centre in Oświęcim /Auschwitz.
of Polish independence
On the 11th of November a representation of our Foundation took part in the ceremonies commemorating the 100th anniversary of Polish independence.
visits the IYMC
On 20th of August 2018 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, Mr Heiko Maas, accompanied with the delegation of 40 persons, among them 10 young attachés, visited Oświęcim.
A trilateral dance theatre workshop
From the 5th until the 11th of December the young people from Oświęcim participated in the second part of the Polish-German-Ukrainian dance theatre project “Light in the Darkness”. This time the group visited Wolfsburg and showed their play at the Antifa-Woche festival, organized by the IG Metall Wolfsburg.
„I don’t want our past to become the future of our children“
These were the words which the President of the International Auschwitz Committee (IAC), Mr. Roman Kent (New York), addressed to the participants of the General Assembly of the International Auschwitz Committee, which took place at the International Youth Meeting Centre in Oswiecim/Auschwitz (IYMC) from August 29th-30th.