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History of ASH

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 voice their opinions openly and critically on any relevant political, economic or social event that occurs inside or outside the country.
  • Advise 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 advancement 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 was founded on March 8, 2018 by the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture Sciences (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 ASH General Assembly.