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Ivonne A-Baki

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Andean Parliament

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Andean Parliament

Background Information

Affiliations

Member, Advisory Board
Ocean Security International

Founder
Without Borders

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Ivonne A-Baki joins OSI Advisory Board

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Ivonne A-Baki joins OSI Advisory Board

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According to Ivonne, "Art speaks to the heart.
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Ivonne A-Baki also established the foundation "Without Borders", dedicated to the promotion of health in Ecuador through prevention and education. The foundation has worked successfully to eradicate river blindness (onchocerciasis) and currently is focusing on raising awareness for the prevention of tuberculosis and diabetes.
As a diplomat, Ambassador A-Baki was instrumental in helping Ecuador and Peru reach a peace agreement on October 26, 1998. Then, as Ambassador of Ecuador to the United States, she successfully lobbied the U.S. Congress for expansion and renewal of the Andean trade preferences.
Following Jessica's oil spill in the Galapagos Islands, and the international environmental crisis that followed, Ivonne A-Baki established a foundation called "Galapagos Conservancy", which has been instrumental in the protection of the unique environment in test World Heritage Site and has helped to create awareness to protect endangered species like sea cucumbers, sharks, turtles and penguins.
In 2002 she ran as a candidate for the presidency of Ecuador on a social justice platform aimed at shrinking the great schism between the affluent rich and the desperately poor through education and sustainable development.
In 2003 Ivonne served as Minister of Foreign Trade, Industrialization, Integration, Fisheries and Competitiveness of Ecuador. She was the first woman to hold this position.
In 2006 she was elected by popular vote as a member of the Andean Parliament, and in 2007 she was elected President of the Andean Parliament by unanimous vote of its five country members: Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Chile.
In 2009 she was candidate for Director General of UNESCO and was named Goodwill Ambassador for dialogue among cultures for peace.
In the year 2010, Ivonne A-Baki was named by Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, Secretary of State for Yasuni ITT National Initiative negotiations aimed at ensuring sustained protection of the Amazon's most bio diverse area in all of South America, through burden-sharing.
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Ivonne A-Baki joins OSI Advisory Board


Zenaida Moya Joins Osi as Scientific and Academic Advisory Board

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Ivonne A-Baki joins OSI Advisory Board

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