July 22, 2021

Sveiki,

my name is Camillo Spiegelfeld and I am from Vienna. I decided to opt for rendering a Gedenkdienst because I am convinced that it is the responsibility of each and everyone to preserve history. I will therefore begin my service this ... See more

July 10, 2021

The Centre for Peace, non-violence and human rights, Osijek was founded in Mai 1992 by some intellectuals (doctors, teachers, lawyers and economists) to preserve a core of society which is resistant to ethnical, political, religious and ideological ... See more

July 5, 2021

Salut,
My name is Umut Darilmaz, I am 19 years old and just graduated from my High School in “Wiener Neustadt”.
Within the “Austrian Service Abroad”, I am chiefly responsible for the organization of the “Sprachencafé” and lead our ... See more

July 5, 2021

Salut,
My name is Umut Darilmaz, I am 19 years old and just graduated from my High School in “Wiener Neustadt”.
Within the “Austrian Service Abroad”, I am chiefly responsible for the organization of the “Sprachencafé” and lead our ... See more

June 17, 2021

Greetings from the New York of Europe, also known as Berlin!

My name is Florian Ocenasek, I am 20 years old and I come from Lanzendorf, which is situated on the southeast border of Vienna. As early as 2018 I found out through a friend that it is ... See more

June 3, 2021

Salut!

My name is Vinzenz Schwarz, I am 18 years old, and I come from Mödling near Vienna. After I graduated from high school last year, I started my service abroad as a “Gedenkdiener” with the organization "Amicale de Mauthausen" in Paris at ... See more

June 1, 2021

The word Transición describes the process of turning Spain from a dictatorship to a democracy in the 70ties and early 80ties. Between 1975 and 1980 new laws were imposed that transformed the country into a democracy. The speciality about the ... See more

May 27, 2021

My name is Felix Kajtna, I graduated from high school in Krems and three years ago I decided to do a Gedenkdienst at the Bibliothèque de l'Alliance israèlite universelle in Paris. This is one of the largest Jewish libraries in Central Europe, ... See more

May 18, 2021

The genocide in Rwanda began on April 6, 1994 and lasted until mid-July. The cause of murdering more than 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutu dates back to the colonial times. During the colonization of Rwanda by Germany and Belgium, the then better-off ... See more

May 15, 2021

SVARAM Musical Instruments & Research in Auroville India was initiated as a development project in 2003. The UN-initiative “Music as a Global Resource” recognised it as one of the first 50 projects.
SVARAM wants to contribute to individual and ... See more

May 14, 2021

My name is Aaron Stangl and I currently live in Vienna. Having grown up in the countryside in Upper Austria, I always felt a very strong connection to nature. Beginning in September, I will render my social service in Costa Rica and am already ... See more

May 8, 2021

In 1994 the city council of Kigali decided that a burial place for the unidentified victims of the Rwandan genocide should be build. Thus a mass grave was built on the side of the eventual commemoration site.
The commemoration exhibition is dealing ... See more

May 6, 2021

My name is Tobias Wiendl, I am 17 years old and currently attend the Bundesgymnasium Zaunergasse.

I work as head of the language team until my departure to Paris in 10 months. We translate a wide variety of texts into all languages which are ... See more

April 29, 2021

Salve! My name is Andreas Oliva, I am from Magdalensberg, 20 years old and currently doing my Gedenkdienst in city of Rome at the Fondazione Museo della Shoah. Even though I have already worked at the museum for 8 months, there are new activities ... See more

April 27, 2021

The Austrian Ambassador in France, Dr Michael Linhart, and with him also the Gedenkdiener (Holocaust Memorial Servant) Vinzenz Schwarz were invited to visit the Holocaust museum “Memorial de la Shoah” on Wednesday, 14 April 2021, to honour the ... See more