Platform of European Memory and Conscience

Platform elected new representatives, paid tribute to the victims of Communism in Shkodra and met with the Albanian Parliament representatives

Novinky z Platformy - 12. Listopad 2019 - 11:55
Prague, 12 November – At its annual Council of Members meeting held on 3 – 6 November in Tirana, Albania, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience updated its Statute and re-elected the President, the Executive Board representatives and one…

Press conference to present the Appeal for a Nuremberg of Communism (Bukovsky-Cristin document)

Novinky z Platformy - 6. Listopad 2019 - 0:26
On Thursday 7 November 2019 at 1.00 pm, at the Nassirya press room of the Senate of the Italian Republic, Rome, the Appeal for a Nuremberg of Communism (Bukovsky-Cristin document) will be introduced by Prof. Renato Cristin, Prof. Roberto de Mattei,…

Travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe” opens at Skhodra, Albania

Novinky z Platformy - 5. Listopad 2019 - 1:13
Shkodra, 5 November – The Platform’s international travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe” was opened at the Site of Witness and Memory museum in Shkodra, Albania on 4 November. The opening ceremony was held by Mrs Voltana Ademi, Mayor of Skhodra,…

“How to deal with the past? Memory in a post-truth world” international conference in Kyiv, Ukraine

Novinky z Platformy - 3. Říjen 2019 - 17:13
Prague, 3 Oct – The President of the Platform Łukasz Kamiński participated in the international conference “How to deal with the past? Memory in a post-truth world” («Як домовитися з минулим? Пам’ять у світі постправди») on 3 October 2019 in Kyiv, Ukraine. He and…

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Platform a partner of the 11th NNW Film Festival in Gdynia

Novinky z Platformy - 30. Září 2019 - 17:02
Gdynia, Prague, 30 September – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience was invited for the first time to participate as a co-organising partner for the newly established international competition in the international part of the 11th NNW (Unruly, Undeterred,…

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“Justice 2.0” – presentation at the Unruly, Undeterred, Cursed film festival in Gdynia, Poland on 27 September

Novinky z Platformy - 27. Září 2019 - 16:54
Gdynia, 27 September – The Platform project “Justice 2.0” was introduced on 27 September during the 11th Film Festival – Unruly, Undeterred, Cursed (NNW), which took place on 26 – 29 September 2019 in Gdynia, Poland, during the discussion panel…

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Platform welcomes new European Parliament resolution on the importance of European remembrance

Novinky z Platformy - 25. Září 2019 - 13:23
Prague, 25 September – The Platform welcomes the new European Parliament resolution on the importance of European remembrance for the future of Europe, which was adopted on 19 September 2019 in Strasbourg. The resolution was supported by 535 votes in favour,…

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Platform supports new educational exhibition Multimedia Guide to Totalitarianism 1948–1989

Novinky z Platformy - 25. Září 2019 - 10:52
Prague, 24 September – The new educational exhibition Multimedia Guide to Totalitarianism 1948–1989 launched across the several cities in the Czech Republic. A number of sociological research studies show that a major part of the young generation has no historical knowledge of…

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Platform Justice 2.0 project presented in Bratislava, Slovakia

Novinky z Platformy - 24. Září 2019 - 13:26
Prague, 24 September – The Platform representative and project Justice 2.0 expert team member Mr Miroslav Lehký participated on the conference entitled Communism and human rights, which took place on 24 September in the Hall of Mirrors of the Primate’s Palace in…

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Platform President on the XXXI Seminar on Central Europe in Madrid, Spain

Novinky z Platformy - 23. Září 2019 - 10:54
Prague, 23 September – On 17-18 September the Association of European Journalists (Asociación de Periodistas Europeos) organised in  the XXXI Seminar on Central Europe entitled “Del fervor al desafecto” (“From fervor to disaffection”) in Madrid, Spain. The President of the Platform dr Łukasz…

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Czech Senate roundtable about the Museum of Memory of the 20th Century

Novinky z Platformy - 12. Září 2019 - 17:06
Prague, 12 September – The Committee on Education, Science, Culture, Human Rights and Petitions of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic with its Chairperson Mr Jiří Drahoš and its Member Mr David Smoljak organised a roundtable called “Do we need a museum of…

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Platform welcomes release of Mr Oleg Sentsov from Russian imprisonment

Novinky z Platformy - 9. Září 2019 - 16:05
Prague, 9 September – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience welcomes the good news about the release of Mr Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian filmmaker and writer, from Russian imprisonment on 7 September 2019. The Platform deeply respects and promotes the values…

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Platform commemorates the European Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Totalitarian Regimes in Warsaw on 23 August

Novinky z Platformy - 26. Srpen 2019 - 13:26
Warsaw, 23 August  – The Platform president Mr Lukasz Kamiński, Executive Board Member Ms Andreja Valič Zver and Managing Director Mr Peter Rendek participated at the commemoration event the European Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Totalitarian Regimes on…

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Platform supports the effort to establish a Museum of Memory of the 20th Century in Prague

Novinky z Platformy - 22. Srpen 2019 - 12:18
Prague, 21 August – The Platform supports the initiative to establish a new museum devoted to the history of the 20th century in Prague. During a press conference representatives of the Prague municipality introduced the idea of establishing such a museum…

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Czech-German Joint Investigation Team Established for Killing East German Refugees on the Border of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic

Novinky z Platformy - 5. Srpen 2019 - 8:13
Prague, 5 August – Murder has no statute of limitations and this is especially true for soldiers and former politicians, a German state prosecutor’s office in Weiden and a federal criminal office in Munich (LKA) said in a press release…

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