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
 41
Global average
 32
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
 2
Global average
 20
2020
Fundación Arias
 7
% Female staff
2021
Fundación Arias
71% 
Costa Rica average
24% 
Global average
22% 
2020
Fundación Arias
71% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Fundación Arias
 5,431
Costa Rica average
 36,669
Global average
 27,922
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Fundación Arias
 1,947
Costa Rica average
 4,741
Global average
 16,331
Subscribers (2019)
Fundación Arias
 43
Costa Rica average
 1,126
Global average
 6,574
Followers (2019)
Fundación Arias
 146
Costa Rica average
 9,148
Global average
 6,899

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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