Bolivia - Organizations
Learned societies include the Institute of Bolivian Sociology, the Society of Geographic and Historical Studies, the Center of Philosophical Studies, the Bolivian Language Academy, the National Academy of Fine Arts, the National Academy of Sciences, the Archaeological Society of Bolivia, and the Tiahuanaco Institute of Anthropology, Ethnology, and Prehistory. Youth organizations include scouting programs, YWCA/YMCA, and programs of the Special Olympics. There is a national chamber of commerce, with headquarters in La Paz, as well as departmental chambers of commerce. There are also chapters of the Bolivian Red Cross.