75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camps, January 20 – 21, 2020, Krakow, Poland

On January 20 and 21, 2020 the participants  will pay tribute to those murdered by the Nazis in Auschwitz-Birkenau. They will visit the Auschwitz  Museum as well as the Auschwitz I and Birkenau camps and lay wreaths at the execution wall.

The event will start in Krakow with a symposium discussing ways to combat antisemitism today, especially through education, and  will look at success stories in this field.

The event will take place on January 20 and 21 both in Krakow and Auschwitz.

Among the personalities who will attend are the chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, Chief Rabbi Israel Lau, representatives of European governments, including the Minister -President of the Flemish government Jan Jambon, members of the European Parliament, including the first Vice-President Mairead McGuiness, Holocaust survivors, Jewish communities  from all over Europe and media representatives.