Awards & Winners

Óscar Arias

Date of Birth 13-September-1940
Place of Birth Heredia
(Costa Rica, Heredia Province, Heredia)
Nationality Costa Rica
Also know as Oscar Arias
Profession Politician
Óscar Arias Sánchez was President of Costa Rica from 2006 to 2010. He previously served as President from 1986 to 1990 and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987 for his efforts to end the Central American crisis. He is also a recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism and a trustee of Economists for Peace and Security. In 2003, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Criminal Court's Trust Fund for Victims. He is also currently a member of the Club de Madrid, a nonprofit composed of 81 former leaders of democratic states, that works to strengthen democratic institutions.

Awards by Óscar Arias

Check all the awards nominated and won by Óscar Arias.


Nobel Peace Prize
(for his work for peace in Central America, efforts which led to the accord signed in Guatemala on August 7 this year)