Volkswagen donates a million euros to Auschwitz International Youth Meeting Center


Assistance for educational work and modernization

Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft is donating €1 million to a Auschwitz International Youth Meeting Center. With this donation, Volkswagen intends to make a long-term grant to defence a high peculiarity of educational work and a modernizations compulsory during a center. For some-more than 20 years, apprentices from Volkswagen have visited a International Youth Meeting Center to minister to a upkeep of a Auschwitz commemorative sites together with immature people from Poland.

The concession was handed over currently during Volkswagen’s plant assembly in Wolfsburg. The Chairman of a Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, said: “Volkswagen has been concerned in a International Youth Meeting Center during Auschwitz for some-more than 20 years. Work during this place that is so deeply embedded in a common memory has turn a pivotal charge for a employees. They move their impressions behind to their workplace. These practice figure us all. They have turn a pivotal component in a corporate culture. Above all, a concession expresses a thankfulness for these experiences.”

The Chairman of a Group Works Council, Bernd Osterloh, emphasized: “Especially since we wish a employees, either immature or old, to be partial of a watchful, active polite multitude both in a universe of Volkswagen and in a societies where they live, we support a work of a colleagues during a Auschwitz International Youth Meeting Center. At a center, any of them develops a tellurian and domestic proclivity to conflict insusceptibility and to mount adult for other people. We therefore see it as an critical charge to guarantee a work of a International Youth Meeting Center in a prolonged term. We wish that other institutions will follow us. Responsibility does not have an expiry date.”