CESIE is a non-governmental European, no-profit, secular and independent organization established in 2001 by the inspiration of the social, culture and politics work of Danilo Dolci.

The Association is committed to the promotion of cultural, educational, scientific and economic development, thorough the use of innovative and active tools and methods, at local level as well as international level.


  • Promote intercultural dialogue
  • Support social inclusion and equal opportunities
  • Facilitate lifelong education and vocational training
  • Foster responsible and supportive global development
  • Develop and support networking at local and international levels
  • Encourage international cooperation