36th meeting of the Auschwitz International Council
Position: Holocaust Remembrance
AJC Representative in Czechia, Dr. Tomáš Kraus, attended the second session of the newly appointed International Auschwitz Council that convened in Oswiecim, Poland, on November 23-24. The Auschwitz State Museum presented a report on its own recent activities as well as information on the development of a new visitor center at the State Museum in Treblinka and plans for a new museum at the site of the former German Nazi labor and concentration camp in Plaszow (now a neighborhood of Kraków). Council members also visited the construction site of a new visitor center at Auschwitz I (the so-called main camp).