Press area of the National Fund

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Press releases

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 …


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


National Council Unanimously Resolves to Revise the Tasks of the National Fund

Legislation has been passed to redefine and expand the set of tasks assigned to the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism.


Claims Committee of the General Settlement Fund Disbanded Upon Acknowledgment of its Final Report

Claims Committee Member G. Jonathan Greenwald receives Medal of Honor of the Republic of Austria


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.