Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean

Portal of Culture of Latin America and the Caribbean

Peru - Ethnic Development Centre

It is a civil institution emerged as an organization devoted to the research, promotion and implementation of projects to contribute to the development of the Afro Peruvian population.

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Founding Date

1 July 1999


Planning and implementation of development projects, dissemination of Afro Peruvian culture and support to initiatives linked to the Afro Peruvian memory and culture.


Avenida Bolivia 569, Breña

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Person in charge

Oswaldo Bilbao Lobatón - Director

Objectives of the institution

To promote the strengthening of the identity of Afro Peruvians by favouring the appreciation of their achievements and promoting their capacity and various initiatives (cultural festivals, political initiatives, publications, etc.).

Other publications by the institution

The institution has an editorial collection devoted to afro Peruvian topics, classified in five series: Arguments, Black Hand, Black Box, Black Soul, and Palenque