International Day against Racism at the Margot Friedländer Award 2017

The Margot Friedländer Award 2017 was yesterday awarded to two schools from Berlin. The keynote speech was given by the mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller.

The first prize in the amount of 5.000 Euros was given to pupils of the Carl-Bosch-Oberschule. Their project, „Moving Sculptures“,  will take the form of a performance, that deals with the euthanasia murders performed by the Nazi regime at the Eichborndamm  238 in Berlin.

The second prize in the amount of 1.700 Euros was given to pupils of the Gottfried-Keller-Gymnasium. The Project „Sog nit kejnmol“ will research the biographies of Jewish people who lived near the school during the 1930s and 1940s. The project will end with a yearly commemorative ceremony at platform 17 at the station in Berlin Grunewald.

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More than 6,000 applications received for travel grants

Until the deadline on 19th March the Schwarzkopf Foundation received more than 6,000 completed applications from all over Europe. The foundation wants to warmly thank all applicants for their interest!

Selected applicants will be notified by mid-April. In case you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Anna Saraste, e-mail: a.saraste@schwarzkopf-stiftung.de

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Historical Speech to Europe: Sigmar Gabriel speaks about Egon Bahrs „Tutzinger Rede“

On the 14th of March Sigmar Gabriel, the German Minister of Foreign Affairs, spoke about Egon Bahrs ,,Tutzinger Speech” from 1963. The former SPD politician Egon Bahr is known for the creation of the West-German political agenda towards the east. Together with Adelheid Bahr, the Schwarzkopf Foundation invited youngsters and persons from politics, economics and friends of Egon Bahr to commemorate the great German politician on its 95 birthday.

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Why the generation born after the fall of the Berlin Wall needs to position itself

The non-partisan initiative „Pulse of Europe“ invites you to show your support and to set an example together with them. Each Sunday thousands of people go onto the streets to stand up for a Europe they want to live in. They  are presenting their democratic, united Europe, which is respecting the human dignity, the rule of law, supporting the freedom of thought and action.

Last Sunday our col...

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