The child who must be kept in mind, the one who must be listened to, the one who must be defended and loved is today's child, with all he knows and all he can do, with his feelings. The new culture of childhood is the culture of the present
The verb "to play" cannot be conjugated with the verb to accompany, control or supervise, but only with the verb "to leave"
The "children's city" project is a crisis project that has change as its goal:
The child becomes the benchmark and parameter for change in the city.
Francesco Tonucci and his City of Children
What we do
The Francesco Tonucci International Association aims to promote Tonucci’s work through the pursuit of several of the following objectives:
- The dissemination of the philosophy, educational vision, art and proposals for transforming society that encapsulates the “Tonucci thought.”
- Respect and understanding of the 1989 International Convention on the Rights of the Child as a framework for action for proposals and policies for children.
- The development of the international project “The City of Boys and Girls“ in collaboration with theISTC-CNR Rome.
- Collaborative work between international institutions and governments to promote integration from the perspective of children in city government.
Honorary President: The gravitational center of the activities of this Association.
President of the Association and international coordinator.
Referent - Italy