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
 33
Costa Rica average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Oscar Arias
Founder gender: All male

Social

Likes (2019)
Fundación Arias
 5,431
Costa Rica average
 33,432
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Fundación Arias
 1,947
Costa Rica average
 4,817
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Fundación Arias
 43
Costa Rica average
 1,038
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
Fundación Arias
 146
Costa Rica average
 7,181
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 03/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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