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UNESCO Director-General Visits Auschwitz-Birkenau. ©UNESCO 2011
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UNESCO Director-General Visits Auschwitz-Birkenau

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On 1 February 2011, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova visited Auschwitz-Birkenau, a UNESCO world heritage site. The aim of this highly symbolic visit was to convey a unanimous, intercultural and interfaith message to combat Holocaust denial and all forms of racism.

Place/country: Poland,
Type: News
Credits: UNESCO ERI (publisher),
Published in: 2011

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