3.1. The non-profit-making and international objects of the Federation of European Literacy Associations (FELA) shall be as follows:
· contributing to improvements in literacy at all levels in the countries of its members;
· promoting and developing empirical and theoretical research in Europe on the learning and teaching of literacy;
· developing education policies and contributing to the implementation of European recommendations concerning literacy and its development;
· promoting the exchange of information between member associations of the Federation and other associations throughout the world concerning the learning and teaching of literacy;
· co-operating with other Federations, Associations and Institutions, both within and beyond Europe, for the improvement of literacy; to the exclusion of any industrial or commercial operations.