Ivonne A-Baki

Ecuadorian diplomat and politician, Ivonne A-Baki was designated as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in February 2010 in recognition of her contribution to the Organization’s work in the field of Dialogue among cultures.

Her support includes her participation in the UNESCO project “Arabia Plan”, highlighting cultural link between the Arab world and Latin America. She is also a member of international juries for competitions on artistic expressions as bridges for intercultural dialogue.

Ivonne A-Baki is currently engaged in the Yasuni ITT project which aims to preserve the national park threatened by oil activity. Classified as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO since 1989, Yasuni Park is located in Ecuador at the intersection of the Amazon, the Andes and the Equator.

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