The Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL) will offer a prize of $10,000 to the winner of an essay contest on the relationship between labor standards and international trade.
The contest is open to professionals and academics in all the IDB's 46 member countries. Essays, which should be no more than 30 pages, should be submitted on a floppy disk accompanied by two printed copies, signed with a pseudonym, in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese. The deadline for submissions is January 20, 1998.
Based in Buenos Aires, INTAL is part of the IDB's Integration and Regional Programs Department. It carries out regional and national technical cooperation projects, organizes forums on policy and integration, and distributes information.