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Municipality of Forlì

Municipality of Forlì

The Municipality of Forlì is the administrative centre of the Province of Forlì-Cesena, it has about 118.000 inhabitants.
Forlì Municipality plays a specific role in taking care of the interest of the local community and promoting the educational development of its citizens and the cultural valorization of the territory. Beyond its regular institutional tasks, it is committed to improve social and civil inclusion of all residents.

Concerning the early years education, the Municipality of Forlì offers a high quality level services and the commitment of the Municipality is to ensure nursery and pre -school education.
The education system of the Municipality is based on the principals of the Italian Constitution, like democracy and equality, acceptance and integration for every child.
These aspects are part of a long educational tradition of childhood services, which have always tried to improve and strengthen the quality of the education.
Children are considered subjects of law, it means to believe in their development and their education as a value for the whole community and to take charge of their growth.
In this way an educative service has to be part of the community where it works and to work with all the other local bodies involved in childhood education like other institutional subjects, private subjects and families.

The Municipality of Forli is also extremely active in European programmes, demonstrating its innovative power in many different projects.
The Municipality lead and joined various international projects with many partners in Europe. Among them, e.g.: CIP ICT-PSP “Sociable”, CIP ICT-PSP Immigration policy2.0”, CIP EIE “Smartset” and “Fiesta”.
In the last 15 years the Municipality has managed many development cooperation projects within the Ex-Yugoslavia area and Albania.
The Municipality involves different departments through the coordination of the European Projects International Relations Office.