The 2017 Museum Prize awarded to the ACTe Memorial

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The 2017 Council of Europe Museum Prize was awarded to the ACTe Memorial in December 2016. The Council of Europe Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media officially presented this distinction yesterday at the museum in metropolitan France, in Strasbourg. The Caribbean center of expressions and memories of the slave trade and slavery thus succeeds the European solidarity center of Gdansk in Poland and the MUCEM of Marseille. "The jury praised the founding principles of the museum, whose mission is to" make the act of remembrance the making of a new society "with the ambition to provide intellectual means to effectively fight against the social and societal consequences slavery such as racism, social exclusion, ”says the museum on its Facebook page. _EH

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