Fundación Arias

Arias Foundation
San José, Costa Rica

The Arias Foundation for Peace and Human Progress was founded in 1988. In 1987 President Oscar Arias decided, upon receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, to create it with the resources from the award. The Arias Foundation for Peace would contribute to the consolidation of just and peaceful societies. Since then it has been dedicated to promoting democracy, gender equality, disarmament and demilitarization. It has developed more than 400 programs and projects, numerous national and regional forums and published 220 documents.

Contact details

Website:
https://arias.or.cr/

Address:
Costado suroeste Plaza de la Democracia y Abolición del Ejército, San José, Costa Rica

Country:
Costa Rica

Sub-region:
Central America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Costa Rica, Central America
Operating languages
Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1988
Age (years)
Fundación Arias
 36
Costa Rica average
 44
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Oscar Arias
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Ana Yancy Espinoza
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): Ana Yancy Espinoza
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Ana Yancy Espinoza (Academic Director)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
Fundación Arias
 6
Costa Rica average
 301
Global average
 66
2021
Fundación Arias
 7
2020
Fundación Arias
 7
% Female staff
2023
Fundación Arias
 67%
Costa Rica average
 54%
Global average
 50%
2021
Fundación Arias
 71%
2020
Fundación Arias
 71%

Social

Likes (2023)
Fundación Arias
 7,209
Costa Rica average
 16,691
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Fundación Arias
 7,085
Likes (2021)
Fundación Arias
 6,545
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Fundación Arias
 2,088
Costa Rica average
 10,242
Global average
 28,979
Followers (2022)
Fundación Arias
 2,097
Followers (2021)
Fundación Arias
 2,033
Subscribers (2023)
Fundación Arias
 67
Costa Rica average
 2,649
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Fundación Arias
 65
Subscribers (2021)
Fundación Arias
 57
Followers (2023)
Fundación Arias
 352
Costa Rica average
 3,499
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
Fundación Arias
 284
Followers (2021)
Fundación Arias
 221
Followers (2023)
Fundación Arias
 315
Costa Rica average
 919
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Fundación Arias
 243
Followers (2019)
Fundación Arias
 146

Data notes

Last updated: 04/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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