Inter-American Development Bank Cultural Center Annual Report 2009

Jan 2010
This report summarizes the activities of the IDB Cultural Center in 2009. Throughout 2009, the IDB Cultural Center emphasized the Bank's four priority areas (water, energy, education, and Opportunities for the Majority) among its own cultural constituencies through four main cultural programs and other activities. Through its Cultural Development Program (CDP), which is aligned with the Opportunities for the Majority priority, the Cultural Center partnered with 31 institutions in 23 countries, granting financial assistance to implement cultural projects with social and economic impact. Also in 2009, the Cultural Center actively participated in the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the IDB in 2009, and the 50th Annual Meeting of Governors in Medellin, Colombia, by organizing a successful set of cultural events that generated local, national, and international attention.