9th UNESCO Youth Forum

Ceremony of the UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize

The 2ndUNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize for the Promotion of Social Science Research in Latin America and the Caribbean will be presented by Ms Irina Bokova Director-General of UNESCO, in the presence of Mr Rafael Albuquerque, former vice-President of the Dominican Republic, Ms Laura Faxas, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to UNESCO, and Mr. Juan Luis Cebrian, President of PRISA and the Juan Bosch Prize Jury.

The Prize will be awarded to the young researcher Manuel Alejandro Olivera Andrade (Bolivia). Manuel was selected by an international jury in recognition of his research on Lithium.