The Europa Nostra Award was given for highlighting the importance of continuing to educate people in Europe and beyond about one of the darkest episodes in 20th Century history.
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES! The record-breaking operation took eight doctors 90 minutes to complete after the 25-year-old woman was taken in at the St. Maximilian Hospital in Oświęcim.
The Germans planned to turn Auschwitz into a model Nazi town, and in doing so planted trees.
The Jewish Museum in Oświęcim, the site of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp, is running educational activities this autumn aimed at teachers, activists and NGOs, which will be conducted via internet due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum announced on Monday.
President Andrzej Duda commemorated the 80th anniversary of the first transport of Polish prisoners to the Auschwitz Nazi-German death camp, in south-eastern Poland, during a visit to Oswiecim (Auschwitz) on Sunday.
Observations marking the 80th anniversary of the first transport of Polish prisoners to the WWII Nazi-German Auschwitz death camp in Oswiecim, southern Poland, will be held on June 14, with holy masses celebrated on the occasion, the Culture Ministry has said.
The annual March of the Living commemorations in Poland, a tribute to those who perished in the Holocaust, has been postponed due to the coronavirus threat in Poland, the organisers have yet to announce a new date.
Often defined by its associations with the Auschwitz concentration camp, the town of Oświęcim is in the process of discovering a thriving new identity.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said after meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky that Poland demands that Russia stop violating international law and that full territorial integrity of Ukraine be restored.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin in Oświęcim, southern Poland, on Monday paid homage to Witold Pilecki, the Polish war hero who volunteered to go to Auschwitz and then warned the world about the Nazi death machine.