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IDB’s Inter-American Culture and Development Foundation, SEGIB, and OEI to Hold a Forum on “The Presence of Ibero-American Culture in the United States: Building a common agenda”

The Inter-American Culture and Development Foundation (ICDF) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),  the Iberoamerican General Secretariat (SEGIB), and the Department of Education, Culture, Science and Technology of the Organization of the Ibero-American States (OEI) will hold the forum, “The Presence of Ibero-American Culture in the United States: Building a Common Agenda”, on October 27-28, 2010 at the IDB Headquarters in Washington, DC. The event is co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of Spain and the National Counsel for Culture and Arts (CONACULTA) of Mexico. 

The inaugural session will take place on October 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and will be open to the general public. The speakers include Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the IDB; Enrique V. Iglesias, General Secretary of SEGIB; Sari Bermúdez, Chief Executive Officer of the ICDF; and Jorge Delkader, General Director of the Education and Culture Planning of the OEI. 

WHAT

 IDB, SEGIB and OEI Forum on Presence of Iberoamerican Culture in the United States

WHEN

Wednesday-Thursday, October 27-28, 2010

WHERE

Enrique V. Iglesias Auditorium
1330 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

WHO

Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the IDB

Enrique V. Iglesias, General Secretary of the SEGIB

Sari Bermúdez, Executive Director of the Inter-American Culture and Development Foundation (IDB)

Jorge Delkader, General Director of the Education and Culture Planning (OEI)

For more information on the seminar, click on the agenda or contact Sylvia Walker of the ICDF at sylviaw@iadb.org or at 202-623-1727. 

For press registration, contact Hiroko Miyakawa at hirokom@iadb.org or at 202-623-2652.