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About Us

Academy of Sciences of Haiti (ASH)

The Academy of Sciences of Haiti (ASH) is an institution whose mission is the knowledge, promotion, research and dissemination of science and technology in the country, as an essential basis for national development, sustainable and independent. It is a private, non-partisan, non-profit entity that has been in existence for two years.

Objectives, functions and purposes

Encourage, support and finance research in all areas of human knowledge. Promote and fund the publication of books and magazines through which the most important research results are disseminated. Periodically organize events and activities that encourage exchanges and debates among Haitian scientists, as well as between them and their colleagues abroad.

Develop concrete initiatives that establish and promote cooperative links with academies, institutions and scientists around the world. To express their opinions openly and critically on any relevant political, economic or social event that occurs inside or outside the country. Advice the Haitian State, private companies, NGOs and community organizations in areas where the scientific potential of the Academy of Sciences can be useful. Ensure the protection and defense of natural resources, understood as an essential and vital heritage of the country, goods and wealth belonging to society as a whole and to future Haitian citizens. To grant distinctions of merit to national scientists who stand out in all fields of knowledge and to foreign scientists who contribute to the progress of science in the country. To stimulate in the national public a scientific attitude towards life and an interest in scientific activity and its fruits. The Academy of Sciences of Haiti (ASH) was founded on March 8, 2018 by the Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Architecture (FASGA) of the Queensland University (UQ) www.uqstegnetwork.org its head office will be located on the Campus of Queensland University (UQ) according to the decisions of the General Assembly..


The Academy of Sciences of Haiti (ASH) is a non-profit association incorporated under the Constitution of March 29, 1987 as amended, and created by the Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Architecture (FASGA) of the Queensland University (UQ) on March 8, 2018, joined by other Haitian researchers, professors and engineers from the Public University of Artibonite Gonaïves (UPAG) represented by Professor Josper Junior Joseph. The statutes of the Academy of Sciences of Haiti are the result of a democratic and participatory assembly that took place from March 8 to 10, 2019 in four sessions of eight hours each. The statutes incorporate the definition of the objectives and functions of the academies of sciences in the postmodern world and the growing social responsibilities in the defense of sustainable development, human rights and in the formulation of public policies in favor of the development of science, its technological application and innovation in which we are committed to the development of different scientific activities of the Academy of Sciences of Haiti. These regulations guarantee institutional functioning mechanisms that allow our members to participate in a framework of plurality, tolerance and ethical respect for diversity. They precisely define the categories of members and create the conditions for discrepancies and operational difficulties that may arise in the functioning of the committees; as well as the proposal of candidates to the board of directors and the electoral campaigns are developed within a framework of ethical integrity and respect for differences of ideas.