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The National Fund mourns the loss of Board of Trustees Member Rudolf Sarközi

"The death of Professor Rudolf Sarközi marks the loss of a tireless campaigner for the Roma and Sinti and their right to be recognized as an ethnic group and as victims of National Socialism in Austria", reflected Hannah Lessing, Secretary General of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria.

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

The decisions of the Arbitration Panel for In Rem Restitution issued on 14 January 2016 are published in the online-database.

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Ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the National Fund

Ceremony at the Austrian Parliament celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism
On 29 October 2015 the President of the National Council Doris Bures invited guests to a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the National Fund, held in the assembly hall of the National Council at the parliament. Following a welcome by Doris Bures and words of introduction by Secretary General …

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The new websites of the National Fund, the General Settlement Fund and the Jewish Cemeteries Fund

The new websites of the National Fund, the General Settlement Fund and the Jewish Cemeteries Fund went online on 30 June 2015, the 20th anniversary of the National Fund Law's publication.

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Barbara Prammer In Memoriam

Mag.a Barbara Prammer
The staff of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism, the General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism and the Fund for the Restoration of the Jewish Cemeteries in Austria mourn the loss of the longtime Chairperson of their Boards of Trustees, …

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Frequently Asked Questions about Events Surrounding the Restitution of the Fürth Sanatorium/Stephan Templ

Following several media reports relating to the restitution of the former Fürth Sanatorium at Schmidgasse 14, in Vienna's Josefstadt District, and the criminal proceedings against Stephan Templ, the Arbitration Panel has provided answers to some of the questions which have frequently arisen in this …

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Service effected for all decisions on compensation for victims of National Socialism

The Claims Committee of the General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism announces that decisions on applications for the compensation of assets have been served by deposit with the Secretary General. The following was published (in German) in the Wiener Zeitung on 1 February 2014:

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Announcement regarding the deposit of documents

All decisions of the Claims Committee which could not be serviced by 31 December 2013 and as such have not become legally binding are served by deposit with the Secretary General of the General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism as of 1 January 2014 pursuant to Sec. 22a (para. 5) of …

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The National Fund publishes the "Findbuch for Victims of National Socialism"

Within the scope of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January – the day of the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz – the National Fund of the Republic of Austria presents the Findbuch for Victims of National Socialism (www.findbuch.at). This new online …

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Austrian Parliament Resolves Schedule for Closing Down the General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism

Deposit of decision of the Claims Comittee
On 6 December 2012, the Austrian parliament unanimously resolved the deadlines for the deposit of monetary compensation for victims of National Socialism which has been awarded but could not yet be disbursed. As a result, by the end of 2018 the work of the General Settlement Fund shall be completed …

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