The Liberation Route Europe Foundation (LREF) has recently received a grant from the German Federal Government, following a decision of the German Bundestag in November 2019. The signature took place on Friday 28 August at the German Embassy in The Hague, the Netherlands, at the presence of the Deputy Head of Mission, Ingrid Jung and LREF Deputy Director, Jurriaan de Mol.
The German Federal Government has granted its support to LREF for the creation of the Liberation Route Europe hiking trails. The allocated funds will be used for the development of the LRE’s hiking trails, a unique was to experience remembrance sites and to learn about the local stories that promotes meaningful, sustainable tourism. For the new project, LREF is reimagining our digital environment, starting from a new website and web app; both will provide itinerary suggestions, trails and a route planner with hundreds of high-quality stories and historical content.
“We are very happy and proud of receiving substantial financial support from the German Federal Government,” LREF Managing Director Rémi Praud said, “Germany is taking the lead in the development of the Liberation Route Europe hiking trails with a very symbolic decision. We hope that more countries will follow the German example in the future”.