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Call to tender for a general contractor for the renovation of Block A-17 in Auschwitz

The National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism is seeking to hire a general contractor to undertake the renovation of Block A-17 on the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial. The two-stage call to tender for this role is a sub-threshold procurement and has been open …

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The National Fund presents Findbuch version 2.0

The renewed and updated Findbuch version 2.0 with a new design, additional functions and more content.

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Report on the Presentation of the Book “Exile in Australia”

On Tuesday 2 October 2018 the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism presented volume 5 of its series “Erinnerungen. Lebensgeschichten von Opfern des Nationalsozialismus/Lives Remembered. Life Stories of Victims of National Socialism” dealing with “Exile in …

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Book Presentation “Exile in Australia”

The National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism and the Australian Embassy extend a warm invitation to the presentation of the 5th volume of the series “Erinnerungen. Lebensgeschichten von Opfern des Nationalsozialismus”/“Lives Remembered. Life Stories of the Victims …

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Listen to recollections of people who bore witness to the events of 1938

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of when Hitler’s troops marched into Austria the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism has put together videos containing excerpts from the autobiographical testimonies of some of the Nazis’ victims, as read by staff of the …

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Sobotka and Lessing Mourn the Death of Johannes Schwantner, Member of the Board of Trustees

His achievements in promoting learning from history at Holocaust memorials were unparalleled

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In Memoriam Dr. Christoph Kainz

The National Fund of the Republic of Austria is mourning a long-standing member of the Steering Committee for the Renewal of the Austrian Exhibition at Auschwitz.

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Statute of Limitations Time Limit for Collecting Payments from the General Settlement Fund Expires at the End of 2017

All 20,702 applications for compensation received by the General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism had been decided by 2012. In the amendment to the General Settlement Fund Law (Federal Law Gazette I 9/2913) the legislator stipulated that these payments could be collected by the …

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Recollections of the November Pogrom of 1938

The “November Pogrom”, “Kristallnacht” or “Night of Broken Glass”, are all terms used to describe the pogrom carried out against Jews on the territory of the German Reich during the night of the 9-10 November 1938.

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