Welcome to EURead

EURead is a network of 34 organisations from 23 European countries, who believe that reading is the key for full participation in today’s media-led society. Each organisation strives for societal impact in their own country, with programmes and projects that fight illiteracy and/or promote reading. As a network they meet regularly to exchange knowledge, experiences and concepts and to jointly raise awareness of the fact that a strong structural framework for reading promotion on a national and European level is absolutely vital. Find out about our work and our members, and how you can join us to achieve our goals.

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With “EUROKiK”, the cultural kick in the classroom for EURO 2024, we are using the enthusiasm for soccer and t...

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Let’s read together! Open-air event for the celebration of the International Literacy Day 2024

Diavazontas Megalono

The event is addressed to children 0-14 years old and takes place in a park under the trees. It consists of parallel readi...

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Promoting Reading with Children and Youth Magazines

Stiftung Lesen

For over 20 years, the Reading Foundation has been harnessing the potential of magazines for literacy promotion. Given the...

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Deutscher Lesepreis

Stiftung Lesen

The German Reading Award recognizes innovative and proven literacy promotion measures and seeks outstanding individuals, m...

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National Reading Pact

Stiftung Lesen

National and international educational studies consistently show that many children and adolescents find reading difficult...

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Reading is a life companion

Asociación Artística-Sociocultural Mestiza

We want to celebrate with you the International Book Day and see books as a life companion. “World Book and Copyrigh...

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EURead Statement on Reading and Literacy

European leaders called on to recognise the ability to read as essential for the protection of democracy

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