The Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO)





Costa Rica


01 - No Poverty, 02 - Zero Hunger, 03 - Good Health and Well-being, 04 - Quality Education, 05 - Gender Equality, 07 - Affordable and Clean Energy, 08 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, 09 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 13 - Climate Action, 16 - Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

Organization Type

Academia / Think Tank




The Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (Spanish: Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales) (FLACSO) is a regional intergovernmental academic organization created in 1957 by UNESCO, presently headquartered in Costa Rica and with campuses in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguya and Uruaguy.  Its goal is to promote academic research and development in the region in the area of social science.

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