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Shakira and President Moreno from the IDB invite you to participate in the 4th annual ALAS-IDB early childhood award

The singer Shakira, founder of the ALAS foundation and recognized for her activism in the promotion of early childhood development, is collaborating with the President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno, to promote quality early childhood development through the 4th annual ALAS-IDB award.

In the fourth edition of the contest, they are seeking to identify experiences that offer superior services and ideas that can be replicated throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. These awards are given for the following categories: Best Center, Best Educator, Best Children’s Story, and Best Innovation.

The ALAS-IDB award has inspired a high level of interest in the region regarding early childhood development. In last year’s contest, more than 1,200 nominations were considered for the award. In this edition, the IDB and the ALAS Foundation are once again launching the search for innovations and practices of excellence that push forward the development of early childhood education.

We invite you to nominate your candidates here . The call for nominations closes on May 13, 2016.

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The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source oflong-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean.The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.

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