News from the Foundation

  1. Prisoners of war in World War II

    According to the organization Kontakty which is concerned with the victims of National Socialism, only 15 prisoners of war of World War II are still alive in Ukraine. On behalf of the EVZ Foundation, the journalist Lesya Kharchenko met with Oleksandr Pavlovych Khomenko, a former prisoner of war.

  2. Congratulations to the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize

    We congratulate the Center for Civil Liberties, MEMORIAL and human rights lawyer Ales Bialiatski on the Nobel Peace Prize! The commitment to human rights, to dialogue and to a peaceful and values-based Europe unites us - in the past, present and future.

  3. Three questions for... Annette Schavan

    Annette Schavan, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the EVZ Foundation, talks to us in an interview about the "interim year 2021" and what the foundation's founding mission has to do with the future.

  4. Anniversary website receives iF Design Award

    We are proud: The anniversary website of the Foundation, which was launched in June 2021 to mark the 20th anniversary of the first payments to former forced laborers, has received the prestigious design award in the website category. The site was technically implemented by the Berlin agency 3pc.

  5. Statement on the liquidation of Memorial International

    On 28 February 2022, the Supreme Court of Russia confirmed the “liquidation” of the non-governmental organisation Memorial International in Moscow. This marks the beginning of the administrative process of the forced dissolution of Memorial International.

Our events

  1. EVZ Conversations!

    Oleksandra Matviichuk, Natallia Pinchuk and Irina Scherbakowa speak with Dr. Andrea Despot about the challenges for civil societies and about historic-political education in times of war. An event in cooperation with Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften in the context of their annual topic 2023|24 „Projekt: Aufklärung!“.

  2. Education Agenda on NS-Injustice

    The Network- and Inputmeeting with all the currently funded projects through the Education Agenda on NS-Injustice is taking place this year as well. In Berlin, far away from Zoom, everyone has the opportunity to get to know each other and to share best practices from their projects.