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Helps create IADB 75th Anniversary logo

posted Feb 10, 2016, 9:40 AM by Jid Webmaster

IADB 75th Anniversary Logo Design Contest 




           Created on March 30th, 1942, the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB) is the oldest regional defense organization in the world.

           Its main purpose is to provide the OAS and its member states with technical and educational advice and consultancy services on matters related to military and defense issues in the Hemisphere in order to contribute to the fulfillment of the OAS Charter.
         The IADB enjoys technical autonomy in carrying out the purpose and functions contained in these Statutes, taking into account the mandates of the OAS (General Assembly, Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, and Permanent Council).
          Currently, the IADB has 27 Member States and its structure is composed by the Council of Delegates, by the Secretariat and by the Inter-American Defense College, bringing together civilian and military representatives of various American countries.


75 years Anniversary date

            March 30th, 2017



  1. Logo specifications


The proposed logo must have the following: must be designed in a box of 10 centimeters by 10 centimeters with free combination of colors, alluding to the 75 years and in the picture the feeling of the presence of Member States, representing values of confidence, cooperation, participation, support, fraternity, welfare, progress and peace of our entire Americas (free format).


  1. Logo description


It should be written in Arial 12, with a maximum size of a page, explaining every detail designed the logo and its significance.


  1. Judging Commission

Composed by:

Admiral, President of the Council of Delegates;

General, Director of the Secretariat;

Admiral, Director of the Inter-American Defense College;

General, Vice-President of the Council of Delegates;

A member of the Council of Delegates.


  1. Contest Period

 The Proposals of Logo may be submitted from February 10 until March 10, 2016.

  1. Fecha Selección Logo

The Judging Commission will chose the winner on March 11, 2016. The wining logo will be disseminated through the official website of the IADB, and from March 30, 2016 will be presented in all activities and documents originating from IADB, until a year from the date of compliance 75 year Anniversary (29 March 2018).

  1. Prize

 Un  tablet SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab 4 – 7” – 8GB.

The prize will be delivered in the Council of Delegates Room at the House of the Soldier, located at 2600 16th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20441, during the course of the Formal meeting 1373 on March 26th, 2016.

  1. Who Can Enter

 All people from any country can participate, except for family members of the Judging Comission.


  1. Disclosure of the Contest


IADB Official WEB page,


  1. Logo file or drawing


The file containing the proposal of Logo can be sent in any digital format (PDF, Cdr, Ai, PNG, etc…) to the e-mail: or in paper to the adress:



2600 16th Street NW

Washington-DC 20441-0002 USA




Very Respectfully,





Major Brigadeiro do Ar, Força Aérea Brasileira

Director General de la Secretaría de la Junta Interamericana de Defensa