Think tank

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
 34
Costa Rica average
 42
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Oscar Arias
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Ana Yancy Espinoza (Academic Director)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Ana Yancy Espinoza (Academic Director)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Fundación Arias
 7
Costa Rica average
 10
Global average
 89
2020
Fundación Arias
 7
% Female staff
2020
Fundación Arias
 71%
Costa Rica average
 41%
Global average
 18%

Social

Likes (2021)
Fundación Arias
 6,545
Costa Rica average
 33,981
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
Fundación Arias
 5,431
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Fundación Arias
 2,033
Costa Rica average
 3,824
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
Fundación Arias
 1,947
Subscribers (2021)
Fundación Arias
 57
Costa Rica average
 1,865
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
Fundación Arias
 43
Followers (2021)
Fundación Arias
 221
Costa Rica average
 4,530
Global average
 14,023
Followers (2019)
Fundación Arias
 146
Costa Rica average
 7,310
Global average
 6,394

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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