The Access Initiative

Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences- FLACSO) is an international organization dedicated to research, teaching, and the dissemination of social science. FLACSO's Guatemala headquarters promote social research and better understanding and interpretation of the social sciences in the country. The Faculty has focused its efforts towards a number of issues including the peace process, military conversion, democratization, gender studies and youth, local power, natural resources, sustainable development, education, poverty, and social movements. FLACSO is a founding member of the collective Mirador Electoral Observation, a body that promotes the democratic development of electoral events through citizen participation.