23 May 2017

Participating organisations

Scottish Book Trust (Scotland)

Scottish Book Trust is a charity that believes books and reading have the power to change lives.     • With our Bookbug programme, we give free books and resources to …...more >

The National Centre for Reading (Denmark)

The National Centre for Reading collects, creates and circulates knowledge about literacy, reading, writing and language for the benefit of individuals and society as a whole. The vision is to contribute …...more >


The Finnish Reading Center (Finland)

The Finnish Reading Centre (Lukukeskus-Läscentrum) promotes reading and literacy by organizing author visits, producing materials, information, services and expertise for schools in particular, but also for libraries, the general public, media …...more >

Foreningen !les (Norway)

The leading provider of literature for children and adolescents in Norway Foreningen !les (Association Read) take readers seriously, regardless of age, gender, reading experience or geographic location. The work to ensure …...more >


Svět Knihy (Czech Republic)

Svět Knihy, Ltd was founded in 1997 by the civic Association of Czech Booksellers and Publishers (ACBP). Our company concentrates on supporting and promoting Czech book market and on creating …...more >

National Reading Plan, Portugal (Portugal)

The National Reading Plan is a Government initiative, designed to promote reading and writing skills, as well as the broadening and deepening of reading habits. It has been implemented on a …...more >


The Swiss Institute for Children’s and Youth Media (SIKJM) (Switzerland)

The main activities of the Swiss Institute for Children’s and Youth Media SIKJM are research and documentation in the field of children’s and youth media and reading promotion. SIKJM was established …...more >

Stichting Lezen, Netherlands (Netherlands)

Stichting Lezen (Dutch Reading Foundation) was founded in 1988 by the Dutch Booksellers Federation, the Dutch Publishers Association and the Public Library Association. Since 1994 the organization has administered the reading …...more >


Buchklub der Jugend (Austria)

Austrian Book Club for Young People, Austria Book Club: All for reading Reading today is a basic necessity, which opens up the world around us day to day. It is the …...more >

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Pädagogische Hochschule, Zentrum Lesen, Switzerland (Switzerland)

The Fachhoschule Nordwestschweiz, Pädagogische Hochschule, Zentrum LESEN (University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, School for Teacher Education, Literacy Centre) at the Fachhochschule Aargau Nordwestschweiz (university of applied sciences, teacher education) conducts …...more >


LeseForum, South Tyrol (Italy)

The LeseForum, South Tyrol was founded in 2004 with the aim of creating a new platform to promote reading in the region. The population of South Tyrol is made up of …...more >

Iedereen Leest, Flanders (Belgium) (Belgium)

More reading pleasure, more readers! That’s our aim at Iedereen Leest (Everybody Reads). Iedereen Leest is mainly concerned with making reading accessible for everybody. Being able to read is of absolute …...more >


Stiftung Lesen (Germany)

The social context of the foundation’s work Non-readers are disadvantaged in our society because the ability to read is foundational to the ability to learn. Reading competence is therefore essential for …...more >

Book Trust (United Kingdom)

Book Trust is an independent literacy charity that makes a nationwide impact on individuals, families and communities UK and Ireland. We encourage and support reading for pleasure. The benefits of reading …...more >