Press area of the National Fund

The press releases of the National Fund can be found below, in chronological order. Subscribe to the National Fund’s press releases using the RSS feed. The press release archive contains every press release issued by the National Fund since 2004. These can be opened and printed out in pdf format. Using the navigation, you can access high resolution press photos and tables and diagrams for media use. The latest information on the tasks and activities of the National Fund can be found in the media information.

Press releases

Football Club "FK Austria Wien" faces up to its past

From left to right: Markus Kraetschmer, Hannah Lessing, Andreas Mailath-Pokorny, Kurt Schulz, Johann Skocek. Press conference for the scientific project Austria Wien Football Club between 1938 and 1945, 6 June 2016, Café Landtmann.
Last Monday at Café Landtmann the football club Austria Wien presented a scientific research project subsidized by the National Fund that will investigate the history of the club during the Nazi era in Austria (1938–1945).


IHRA Plenary Meeting in Bucharest

The first plenary meeting of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) under Romanian chairmanship is taking place in Bucharest from 23 to 26 May 2016.


Commemorating the victims of National Socialism who lived at Neutorgasse 15

On 4 May 2016 a commemoration ceremony was held at Neutorgasse 15 in the 1st District of Vienna during which a memorial plaque remembering the victims of National Socialism was unveiled in the presence of the Israeli Ambassador, representatives of the Jewish Community Vienna, the National Fund of …


The National Fund mourns the loss of Board of Trustees Member Rudolf Sarközi

"The death of Professor Rudolf Sarközi marks the loss of a tireless campaigner for the Roma and Sinti and their right to be recognized as an ethnic group and as victims of National Socialism in Austria", reflected Hannah Lessing, Secretary General of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria.