Equals Three Communications, Inc was recently awarded a contract to assist The Cultural Center of Spain (CCE) identify opportunities to implement cultural initiatives in conjunction with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which range from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS, all by the target date of 2015. The initiative aims to strengthen the cultural industries in Latin America while addressing issues from human capacity building to cultural rights.

The initiative is developed under the Master Plan of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development, the AECID, and it aligns with the guidelines and strategies of the United Nations Development Program Culture and Development Report (2004) and UNESCO’s The Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expression (2005).

 Equals Three will be primarily supporting CCE in strategic consulting and developing a network of cultural and development organizations that have a mission in creating a bridge between Americans and Latino-Americans in the US and artists as well as cultural organizations in Latin America, said Nil Sismanyazici-Navaie, MS, Vice President of Account Leadership for Equals Three. To read the full story click here.

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