Inter-American Development Bank Cultural Center Annual Report 2005

Jan 2006
This report summarizes the activities of the IDB Cultural Center in 2005. During 2005, the Cultural Center (CCN) exceeded its four primary objectives, all aligned with the Bank's Communications Strategy, and increased the number of partners for outreach of its activities, constituency and press reception. The 2005 Cultural Development Program (CDP), launched its call for proposals in October, 2004; 911 proposals were subsequently received and screened by the 26 Country Offices in cooperation with the CCN. Also in 2005, the CCN was the main sponsor of the Latin American Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennial, the oldest and most important artistic event in the world, making participation possible for twelve countries of the Region that do not have regular access to the Biennial.