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Restitution in Austria – from the Collection Agencies to the Arbitration Panel

2017 marks 60 years since the establishment of the so-called collection agencies. These agencies embodied one of the most comprehensive restitution measures for victims of National Socialism, which Austria had undertaken to implement in accordance with the State Treaty of 1955.

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Decisions of the Arbitration Panel issued on 27 June 2017 are online

The decisions of the Arbitration Panel for In Rem Restitution issued on 27 June 2017 are online. All decisions can be found in the Arbitration Panel's online database via the new GIS visualization of the Arbitration Panel’s decisions. More information can be found in the procedural statistics of …

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Renate S. Meissner und Christine Schwab receive award for services to the Republic of Austria

National Council President Doris Bures today awarded Renate S. Meissner, Deputy Secretary General of the National Fund of the Republic, and Christine Schwab, Deputy Secretary General of the General Settlement Fund the Gold Decoration of Honor for Services to the Republic of Austria.

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Claims Committee of the General Settlement Fund Disbanded Upon Acknowledgment of its Final Report

Claims Committee Member G. Jonathan Greenwald receives Medal of Honor of the Republic of Austria

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General Settlement Fund Employee Fights Back Against False Allegations

Action Filed Against Publicist Stephan Templ.

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In Memoriam: Leo Luster

Leo Luster
On Saturday 14th January, Leo Luster, a Holocaust survivor originally from Austria, passed away at the age of 89.

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Decisions of the Arbitration Panel issued on 14 December 2016 are online

The decisions of the Arbitration Panel for In Rem Restitution issued on 21 June 2016 are online. All decisions can be found in the Arbitration Panel’s online database. More information can be found in the procedural statistics of the Arbitration Panel.

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Decisions of the Arbitration Panel issued on 10 October 2016 are online

The decisions of the Arbitration Panel for In Rem Restitution issued on 21 June 2016 are online. All decisions can be found in the Arbitration Panel’s online database. More information can be found in the procedural statistics of the Arbitration Panel.

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Secretary General Hannah Lessing on the Death of Moshe Hans Jahoda: “We Have Not Only Lost an Important Partner but Also a Dear Friend”

“Thanks to his tireless work we managed to provide many survivors with the help and support that they desperately needed in their twilight years. We have not only lost an important partner but also a dear friend,” said the Secretary General of the National Fund, Hannah Lessing.

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Decisions of the Arbitration Panel issued on 21 June 2016 are online

The decisions of the Arbitration Panel for In Rem Restitution issued on 21 June 2016 are online. The "detail view" will take you to the press release and the anonymized decision in full.These decisions can be found in the Arbitration Panel’s online database, which contains all of the Panel’s …

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