USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick's Meeting with Ecuadorian Minister of Environment, Marcelo Mata

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For Immediate Release

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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The following is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Tom Babington:

On March 28, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick met with the Ecuadorian Minister of Environment, Marcelo Mata. They discussed USAID's commitment to supporting Ecuador's development priorities and intentions to sign a Memorandum of Understanding that expresses both governments' shared support for environmental programs. During the meeting, Minister Mata also highlighted the importance of increased cooperation to address marine plastic pollution.