The Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences is a graduate-only university system and inter-governmental autonomous organization for Latin America dedicated to research, teaching and spreading of social sciences.
It was created on April 17, 1957, following a UNESCO initiative at the Latin American Conference on Social Sciences in Rio de Janeiro. Its goal was to promote academic research and development in the region.Its membership is open to Latin American and Caribbean countries that subscribe to the FLACSO agreement. Current members include: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, Ecuador, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic, Suriname and Uruguay.
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Address 3A Calle 3, Guatemala City 01010, Guatemala
Coordinates 14°36'39.874" N -90°30'38.57" E