Ivonne A-Baki

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Ivonne A-Baki UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

A graduate of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Mrs Baki is a former Ambassador to the United States and Trade and former Industry minister of Ecuador. In 2007, Mrs Baki was elected President of the Andean Parliament (for 2 years mandate) following the unanimous vote of the five member countries: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.  

Ms Baki is currently working on the Yasuni project aiming to safeguard the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve and National Park, which is located at the intersection of the Amazon, the Andes and Ecuador.  

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