AWW 2: Enrique Orts from the Municipal Sport Foundation of Valencia talks about sport facilities management

The Fundación Deportiva Municipal (FDM - Municipal Sports Foundation) of Valencia was created by the Valencia City Council on April 10, 1981 with the aim of promoting and revitalizing sport in the city.

The purposes are specified in the development of the powers of the City Council in sports, the promotion of physical and sport activity, the organization of the local administrative sport structure, the promotion of local sports associations, the construction, improvement and management of municipal sports facilities, the support for sports competition of local entities and sports show, the sport dissemination, the promotion of fair play and the prevention of violence and unsportsmanlike attitudes and any other activities related to sport activity in any of its modalities or categories.

In 2011 Valencia was entitled as the European Capital of Sport, awarded by ACES, the European organization that promotes the universal values of Olympism.

Valencian partners of the Inno4Sports project, IVACE and IBV, work side by side with FDM on future sport policies in the region.

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