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1 Sep 1952, Recklinghausen (Germany FR). Originally referred to as EURODIDAC, in full: Association européenne de matériel didactique -- Europäischer Lehrmittelverband; name subsequently changed to European Association of Manufacturers and Distributors of Educational Materials -- Association européenne de fabricants et de revendeurs de matériel didactique -- Verband Europäischer Lehrmittelfirmen and in 1983 to listed title, in full World Association of Publishers, Manufacturers and Distributors of Educational Materials -- Association mondiale des éditeurs, fabricants et revendeurs de matériels didactiques -- Weltverband der Lehrmittelfirmen. Current statutes adopted, 31 Aug 2012. Registered according to Swiss Civil Code.


Further improvement in education and encourage creation of better educational materials and their production by industry suppliers, while simultaneously facilitating sales of educational and training materials throughout the world.

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Networking/liaising; knowledge management/information dissemination; publishing activities; events/meetings; awards/prizes/competitions; training/education.


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English, French, German.


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Consultative Status

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (Consultative Status).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 48 countries
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Subjects *

  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Forwarders, Distributors
  • Communication
    • Publishing
  • Industry
    • Manufacture
  • Education
    • Educational Content

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education



Last News Received

4. Nov 2019
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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