About us

The Astur Foundation is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that, respecting the wish of its founder, aspires to contribute to the progress of Uruguayan society in recognition of what it has generously received from it."

Enrique V. Iglesias

President

Carlos Steneri

Vicepresident

Magalí Mauad

Secretary

Hernán Caamaño

Board Member

Graciela Catañy

Board Member

Adolfo Garcé

Board Member

Guillermo Iglesias

Board Member

Héctor E. Luisi

Board Member

Ricardo Pascale

Board Member

Gunther Rotzinger

Board Member

María Magdalena Secco

Board Member

Juan José Taccone

Board Member

Juan José Taccone

President

José César Iglesias

Vicepresident

Enrique Besada

Adviser

Bettina Bulgheroni

Adviser

Juan José Calvo

Adviser

Isabelle Chaquiriand

Adviser

Manuel Costa

Adviser

Orlando Dovat

Adviser

Nicolás Jodal

Adviser

Andrés Lalanne

Adviser

Fernando Rachetti

Adviser

Gabriel Rozman

Adviser

Ricardo Zerbino

Adviser

José María Puppo

Managing Director

Rosario Collazo

Senior Executive Advisor

Virginia González

Senior Coordinator

Cecilia Gari

Secretary of the Presidency

Rosana Sparano

Accountant

Bernardo Arago

Ana María Tello

Consultant


The foundation

Vision

We aspire to consolidate a humane, sustainable and benchmark organization in the essential issues for which it was established, supporting consensual national policies and maintaining the founding values ​​that inspired its creation.

Mission

Our mission is to create an area of ​​reflection to promote and develop projects and programs that contribute to improving the social, economic, cultural and political aspects of our country, with special emphasis on the most vulnerable sectors. Promote academic excellence in their areas of expertise, as well as establish recognition for individuals or organizations that have made relevant contributions to society.

Values
Harmony and consensus

Work respecting the diversity of opinions.

Commitment and respect

Especially value personal effort and social responsibility.

Transparency

Intellectual honesty, objectivity, impartiality, solidarity.

Humanization

Comprehensive approach to the human being, orientation to the person, empathy and humane treatment.


Associates

We thank all the entities that collaborate in one way or another with our actions and projects:

International and regional organizations: AECID, ALADI, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank, CAF-Development Bank, ECLAC, Embassies and Diplomatic Representations in Uruguay, Government of Japan, Government of the PR China, IDRC-CRDI Canada, INTAL, MERCOSUR, OECD, OEI, IOM, OISS, UN, UNDP, European Union.

Public, national and departmental organizations: AGESIC, ANEP, ANII, AUCI, BCU, BPS, CND, Congress of Intendants, INEEd, INEFOP, INIA, INMAYORES, Institut Pasteur, Intendances and Municipalities of the whole country, JUNAD, MEC, MEF, MIDES, MINTUR, MSP, MRREE, MTSS, OPP, SECAN.

Educational entities and civil society organizations: Academia de Economía, ACDE, ACJ, ADM, Mercantile Chamber of Products of the Country, bilateral Chambers of Commerce of China, United States, Spain, Great Britain and Switzerland, CIT PAX, CLAEH, Colegio of Accountants, Economists and Administrators of Uruguay, Endeavor, Rural Federation of Uruguay, A Ganar Foundation, Matía Foundation, Porsaleu Foundation, Isalud, RedSur, International Rotary, SMU, Uruguayan Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of the Republic, Catholic University of Uruguay , CLAEH University, University of Montevideo, ORT University, Sussex-London University, UTEC, Xeniors, and the associations as well as the working groups of each locality where we develop our projects.

Experts, national and international: in the different matters that we address, to the collaborators who fully support our work in an honorary way, to all those who have invited us to be part of their events and initiatives, and to the communicators and media that collaborate in make it possible for our message and our task to reach the whole country.

Astur Foundation maintains a permanent strategic alliance in Uruguay with the Camilos Religious Health Humanization Center (Madrid, Spain), through its advice and technical support.